[Scribus] automatic form generation using scribus

Maciej Hanski ma_han2000
Thu Sep 23 21:18:05 CEST 2004

On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 15:07:34 -0400
John Harrold <jmh17 at pitt.edu> wrote:

> Howdy,
> I have something that I've been doing with latex and I was wondering if
> scribus might be better to the job. We have an online application here
> where students submit information in a web page. The information is stored
> in a database and when the secretaries want it, a script pulls the info
> from a database, does some search and replace on a latex template, compiles
> the latex document and spits out a pdf for printing. 
> Now for my silly question: Is it possible to create a template in scribus
> and with scripts fill in the info for the template and produce a pdf file?
> I guess this would require running scribus in a batch mode with no user
> interaction. Is this possible?

In short: it isn't possible. Not yet.

Long answer:  http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=238


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