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Importing a Word document into APub now seems to work quite nicely, even paragraph and character styles are preserved. Well done! However, Word's default paragraph style Normal becomes [No Style] which means: You can't edit it any more. It is lost! I ask you to kill this bug and maybe map Normal to, well, Normal.

Thanks.

Workaround: Name your body copy paragraphs differently, a workaround I'm using with QuarkXPress which also seems to have a Normal style importing weakness.

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Have you tried creating a text frame first and then using File > Place with that frame selected? Doing it this way does import the styles correctly, however doing it without a frame selected first is doing it incorrect. I'll get that passed on.

I should add that despite the Normal style being included it wasn't actually applied to the text that was using it. Again I'll pass that on.

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Sean, I've tried what you've said: still an issue In 399

In fact, styles disappear completely if I importing .docx. They do appear, if I import .rtf, except Normal, of course. Seems to be extremly difficult, QuarkXPress used to have the same problem long ago.

So, at the moment, the workaround is: Import Word files in RTF only and rename Normal beforhand.

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35 minutes ago, Jon P said:

Any chance you can attach the docx file? The file we are using to test here seems to import them correctly

Don't ask me, why, but out of a sudden it works fine (with some short documents). However, with one long document of mine, a novel, at least the Normal style stills turns into [No Style] again and this document you can get. However, I'd rather like to send the doc by mail. I'm not attaching it to my post. So, please send a PM, Jon.

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