[Scribus] Scribus + TeX combo.

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Dec 15 20:04:37 CET 2005

On Thursday 15 December 2005 18:37, Gregory Novak wrote:
> A note while people are on the subject: I recently wanted to print
> address labels, which involves placing ~80 of the same thing on a
> sheet.
> I originally used TeX for this, since it's trivially easy to write a
> script that reproduces the address 80 times.  Getting the labels
> exactly placed on the page eventually made this approach too
> frustrating.  I'm sure a TeX expert could get it to work, but not me.
> I then did it in Scribus by making an EPS file with the address and
> making ~80 pictures pointing to the same EPS file.  This worked fine
> in this case, but I can't help thinking that some power is lost by not
> having a full fledged scripting mechanism available.

Scripting other than Scripter?

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