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Title: How to import a table from a file office formats
Post by: fox72 on August 08, 2013, 02:12:28 am
How to import a table from a file office formats (ods, odt, xls, doc).
What are the means of formatting and layout of the text in the table cells
Title: Re: How to import a table from a file office formats
Post by: leaf on August 08, 2013, 10:05:57 am
How to import a table from a file office formats (ods, odt, xls, doc).
What are the means of formatting and layout of the text in the table cells

links:
via csv, so paste Your table into OpenOffice Calc and next save as csv
http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Create_tables_out_of_csv_data
or use importcsv2table available from top menu Script

Building Tables
http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Building_Tables
Title: Re: How to import a table from a file office formats
Post by: Jupeku on August 09, 2013, 07:12:08 pm
How to import a table from a file office formats (ods, odt, xls, doc).
What are the means of formatting and layout of the text in the table cells

links:
via csv, so paste Your table into OpenOffice Calc and next save as csv
http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Create_tables_out_of_csv_data
or use importcsv2table available from top menu Script

Building Tables
http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Building_Tables

this CSV import dont work here well. and all other CSV tips also dont work well.
Title: Re: How to import a table from a file office formats
Post by: Arran on August 10, 2013, 01:34:16 am
In my opinion are tables the weakest point in Scribus. Best is, if you create your tables with Calc and then save it as a pdf and import into Scribus. Just make sure the design of the table matches your layout in Scribus.
Title: Re: How to import a table from a file office formats
Post by: fox72 on August 10, 2013, 09:23:12 am
In my opinion are tables the weakest point in Scribus. Best is, if you create your tables with Calc and then save it as a pdf and import into Scribus. Just make sure the design of the table matches your layout in Scribus.

I will ask the question differently. Scribus 1.5svn has the tools to create tables. Developers are planning to create tools scribus import tables and conversion tools text in tables and tables in the text?

Dear Arran!
calc does not help when the table takes more than 2-3 pages. At the pre-press editing publications, this will reduce the efficiency and speed.
Yes, the lack of tools to quickly and efficiently layout - a weak spot Scribus