[Scribus] photo-album script
Sat Apr 23 10:59:28 CEST 2005
On Saturday 23 April 2005 10:58, francesco fantoni wrote:
> As i wrote earlier on this list, i made a modified version of
> scribalbum.py in order to automatically produce a photo-book
> in 6x9 in size, with full bleed, to be printed using lulu.com services.
> It worked perfectly and the printed version is amazing.
> The features are:
> - auto generation of book, picking pictures from a specified directory
> - possibility to auto-rotate pictures according to EXIF information and
> to rename them using EXIF date tag (using jhead and exiftran)
> - auto positioning and scaling of images, two each page, according to
> their orientation
> - auto generation of correctly positioned label for each image, using
> image name (without extension)
> Now my problem is that the script works very well in scribus 1.2.2, but
> completely fails in 1.3 cvs. Can someone tell me what has changed in the
> API that mess up my design? (seem something changed with
> "setScaleImageToFrame" maybe?)
> As this is the first time i ever do something similar to a computer
> program, i have no idea at all.
There are many things that will stop a script performing in 1.3 as in 1.2.2
that may not yet have been fixed or are just different. One thing is the
inserting of frames is not always right as you will note we have added
variable sized scratch space/pasteboard around pages and better support for
facing pages. Positioning might be completely off for these reasons.
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