[Scribus] Get Text... Filters

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Tue Sep 25 23:00:44 CEST 2007

Dr. Werner Popken wrote:
> Hi all,
> can't find how to define filters. The video
> http://www.saunalahti.fi/rikle/scribus-vids/applying_styles.ogg 
> doesn't seem to show this part of the game.
> Get Text... Filters
> gives me the dialog without filters to apply.
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Scribus_Video_Tutorials#Three_ways_to_apply_styles
>    In the File Dialog, Text Filters is selected, bringing up another
>    window in which our text codes are used to select the appropriate
>    style. As you can see, these have already been determined, and the
>    mouse clicks show how the settings correspond with each other.
>    Click OK, and we see that by our third method we obtain the same
>    result.
> I get the dialog, but not the filters. They have to be defined
> somewhere, I guess. I have the paragraph styles, I saved the file as
> template, I prepared the text with the tags, but if the filter is
> empty, it won't work.
> Where do you explain the definition?
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Image:TFImportdialog.png
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Auto-formating_paragraphs_during_text_file_imports
> don't explain it either.
>    Import: Do not search for the "Text filter" in the Scribus menus.
>    You will not find them. Just start importing, as Tsoots shows in
>    his screenshot. Important: Do not expect a "Text filter" entry in
>    the drop down. Just select ... and click on ... -- and the dialog
>    to configure your import will auto-magically appear.
The video is a bit fast and doesn't show the preparation, which was only 
to add the (arbitrary) "\h", "\b" and so on at the beginning of 
paragraphs. You then set the filter to use these to choose a style for 
the paragraph. I've imitated the video and everything else seems 


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