[Scribus] Maintaining text with scribus
Mon Jun 12 05:03:01 CEST 2006
Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Here is something I had forgotten I had made a few months ago. It's a
> script, frameslist.py, that will take your current document and scan
> for text frames (as written the frames need to start with "Text").
> After that it will print to a text file the names of the frames
> followed by the contents.
> Page 1
> Text1: frame contents
> Text2: next frame contents
> /and/so/on/ -- Will do this for as many pages as there are.
> Some caveats:
> 1) Scribus does its own weird thing with carriage returns, so they
> come out Ctrl-E or Ctrl-M, depending on your version.
> 2) There aren't any safety tests -- if you don't have a document
> opened, nothing will happen (actually the script just quits without
> doing anything).
> 3) Only have one document open -- it doesn't work right if there is
> more than one. (I don't know why)
> 4) This works within Scribus, not as a standalone.
> Open a document
> Run frameslist.py
> Requestor asks for filename - '.txt' will be appended
> You should get a message telling you the file was saved
Here is an improved version of frameslist.py -- makes use of a list
instead of a single variable name, so less likely to overload.
always helps if you attach the file....
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