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Can I export to a simple .odt? [closed]

asked 2013-03-07 11:39:25 +0200

jiero gravatar image

Wonder what I am asking?

2 situations I need a cleaner .odt

First, when I used it with (http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus scribus), I hate to import a lot useless style that was not used in the .odt file. Second, when I used "version", I don't want the versions information retained when exporting it but still editable.

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answered 2013-03-07 21:25:16 +0200

qubit gravatar image

Hmm...sounds like a Feature Request for some new export options, but it's possible that there are already some options/features that can strip down the ODT file as requested.

@jiero -- What happens when you turn off Change-tracking in an ODT file? Is the history wiped from the file?

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@jorendc -- Any suggestions on slimming-down documents and easily removing unused styles?

Hmm... maybe there could be a 'Simple/Slim File' extension

qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-03-08 01:05:48 +0200 )edit
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I fixed fdo#46718 "UI: Delete multiple styles at once". So for now it should be easier to delete multiple styles at once, instead of delete them one by one. The idea for a "cleanup" button is also mentioned in that enhancement request (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=46718#c1). I'll try to create such button, but I can't promise anything, because the style handling is a bit to complicate to "just delete all non-default styles" (will result in crashes/loss of formatting/...).

jorendc gravatar imagejorendc ( 2013-03-09 18:08:39 +0200 )edit
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answered 2013-03-08 00:13:46 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

I have no try, but maybe is possible modify directly after unzip a template file to delete all non wanted styles, and set up as default template?

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This look like a fallback solution, I'd thank you it. :)

jiero gravatar imagejiero ( 2013-03-09 00:45:20 +0200 )edit

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