[Scribus] Feature proposal: Gallery

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Feb 7 10:45:38 CET 2005

On Monday 07 February 2005 02:34, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> OOo has (and its closed source predecessor StarOffice had a long time
> ago already) a useful feature: the gallery.
> Wouldn't it be nice to have something similar for scribus? I figure it
> could be some hell of of a work, because picture frames would have to be
> created automatically. On the other hand, having all graphics files for
> a project or a set of standard graphics handy could save a lot of time.
> I recently integrated OpenClipart 0.9 into my OOo and it's simply great
> - just drag a graphics file into your document. For a DTP app, a gallery
> would of course need a more sophisticated approach, e.g. the ability to
> define a default collection and to create a file/project dependent one.
> The library function allows for the latter already, but in terms of
> usability, a gallery would, at least IMHO, provide a handy extension
> (think about something like: draw picture frame -> right click -> insert
> picture from gallery).
> I observed some recent discussions on using the grey space for similiar
> features, but this is another approach which may be worth to be discussed.

We intend to make a gallery system with OpenClipart.

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