[Scribus] Scripting -- is this possible?
Wed Jul 5 20:07:12 CEST 2006
Dan Fink wrote:
> I'm laying out a technical book on small wind turbines in scribus.
> There's a very dynamic thing that happens when small turbines furl out
> of the wind, and it's difficult to understand -- so we had the crazy
> idea of making a 'flip book' movie in the lower right hand corner...flip
> through the pages and watch the turbine furl.
> It seems to me I can -- extract frames from the video and sequentially
> number the photo files. Insert an image frame at the lower right hand
> corner of every right hand page, on the master page R. Write the script
> to increment the filename, and insert the image in the frame, then go to
> the next righthand page.
> Seems to me all the commands to do this are in the scripter. Any
Easier than you might think. Check out this wiki page:
You will want to adjust the script for the size and location of your
frame, and of course only one picture per page. This script works by
taking every image from your selected directory, so you will want to use
an empty directory for your images.
You don't need the various labels, so these parts can be omitted. The
way this is written, it will create successive pages, but what you might
do would be to run the script first, then create new lefthand pages in
between. Alternatively, the script could add lefthand blank pages as you go.
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