[Scribus] Automatic export to png?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sun Dec 26 18:58:09 CET 2004

On Sunday 26 December 2004 18:09, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Frank Cox wrote:
> >Is it possible (would it be possible?) to make Scribus automatically
> >load a .sla file and export the contents to png images?
> >
> >I create a weekly subsribers-only web page for the Bargain Hunter
> >containing the current paper, and have managed to script every part of
> >the page building and uploading process except for the initial export
> >to png images step which requires that I sit here and do that part
> >manually.
> >
> >If I could automate that part too, the whole process should just run on
> > rails.
> I'm just in the process of trying to learn Python to be able to write
> some scripts.
> Make sure you check the latest listing of Scripter commands at:
> http://www.yarpen.cz/scripter-docs/scribus_scribus.html
> I see that there is a 'savePageAsEPS()' command, so theoretically you
> might be able to write the script to convert to EPS, then figure out a
> batch command for ImageMagick to convert to PNG.
> Petr would of course be the definitive source for this.

Better to request a savePageAsImage(typeOfImage) function. Please submit on 
bugs.scribus.net as a feature request.


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