[Scribus] Hyphenator and python plugin

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Aug 30 13:44:17 CEST 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 21:32, s20031701 at tuks.co.za wrote:
> Hi,
> Firstly I want to congratulate you on 1.2 it looks good and runs smoothly. Its 
> really impressive to see you keep up the development pace.
> I want to know how I can get a hyphenator running? I have a latex hyphenator 
> (and I dont know how to get it to work in latex), I also dont know how to make 
> it work in scribus. It is working under OpenOffice.
> The file looks like this:
> \patterns{%
> aange5d
> aard5a
> aart4
> .
> .
> .
> }
> What do I do with it and where do I put it?

Scribus uses oo.o format files for hyphenation, with a locale/encoding
added at the top.

> Is it possible to put a basic python script on the web (I have looked on the 
> website but I cant find a nice example)? Maybe something that creates a linked 
> text box and a picture and manipulates the font and scaling. That way new people 
> waste no time getting started (learn by example).

There are plenty of examples within the Scribus package, including the
font sampler script thats used from the Script menu. This one is
probably one of the best ever done so far.

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