New Feature: ODT (Open Document Type) Import

Thanks to Brad Payne from BC Campus, who has contributed a new import module to PressBooks: ODT (Open Document Type, the Open Office/Libre Office wordprocessing filetype) import.

The new importer will ingest an ODT file, and decide where new chapters are based on H1 tags in the document. Initial testing has been positive. Known issues include stripping of all styling tags….

To import your file:

  1. Goto Utilities –> Import
  2. Select  ODT file type
  3. Choose your file from your computer
  4. Select which chapters you want to import
  5. Decide whether the chapters are frontmatter, chapters, or backmatter
  6. Start importing.

Update:

Styling now supported. Thanks Brad!

See below for some screenshots.

Utilities-->Import

Utilities–>Import

Select File Type

Select File Type

Choose a File and Upload

Choose a File and Upload

Select Chapters and Import

Select Chapters and Import

Thanks to Brad for the hard work.

 

 

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