[UNCLASSIFIED]RE: [clug] Linux version of M$ Publisher

Paul Wayper paulway at mabula.net
Sat Sep 3 08:25:24 GMT 2005

At 11:07 AM 2/09/2005, you wrote:
>Scribus does not support importing Microsoft Publisher documents. There 
>are no current plans to add support for it.

Actually, I think the only program that supports Microsoft Publisher 
documents is Microsoft Publisher.  If you can export from Publisher to RTF, 
then that'd work, but I think Publisher is even worse for file format 
lock-in than Word.

>You may be able to import an approximation of the document by following 
>this process:
>     * Open your document in Publisher
>     * Go to menu Edit --> Select All (Ctrl+A)
>     * Go to menu Edit --> Copy (Ctrl+C)

Paste into OpenOffice running on the same machine.  Skip the Word step 



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