[Scribus] Scribus Calendar Script
Mon Oct 4 01:55:55 CEST 2004
On Saturday 02 October 2004 08:46, Henry Hartley wrote:
> >> Quoting Henry Hartley <henryhartley at westat.com>:
> >> > >> -----Original Message-----
> >> > >> From: Susan Hogarth
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Quoting Henry Hartley <henryhartley at westat.com>:
> >> > >> > I needed to create a wall calendar and decided that this
> >> > >> > would be a good time to give Scribus a workout.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Yes! Although I would need idiot-level instructions on how to
> >> > >> use it, because I haven't so far played with the scripts
> >> > >> people have doen - I have no idea how to use scripts with
> >> > >> Scribus
> >> >
> >> > Running scripts is surprisingly easy. Just start up Scribus,
> >> > click on "Script" and then "Execute Script..." from the menu.
> >> > Navigate to the script (when you download it, just note where
> >> > you put it), click [open] and it runs. In this case it creates
> >> > the document for you so you don't even need to do that first.
> My little calendar script is here:
> There are a couple things you might want to change before you use it.
> There is a variable called "copyrightNotice", the value of which will be
> printed at the bottom of each page. I've left it blank so if you don't
> change it you don't get my copyright notice. You also might want to change
> the font used. Just put the font name in the FontName variable. Be aware
> that different fonts are different sizes overall and some fonts may require
> size adjustments to make things fit in the spaces I've provided.
> Feedback appreciated.
Very nice at first glance. I was at first confused by your 'very easy'
instructions to run scripts because I've never seen a 'scripts' choice in my
menu. Well, that's because I've been just ignoring that the cvs hasn't been
installing with Python support. So I had to update Python, and then libxml.
After all that hair-pulling (I really AM a linux-weenie), everything works
flawlessly. I'm playing with the calendar scrpt now, and as I said it works
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