[Scribus] scribus to ps on command line?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Mar 4 22:22:18 CET 2006

On Saturday 04 March 2006 22:13, Tim Howe wrote:
> Hi all.
> 	I am fairly new to scribus and am extremely impressed.  I've been using it
> for a couple weeks now to create various forms and documents for my office.
> 	I am hoping there is a way to batch convert a bunch of scribus files to
> postscript files.  Or maybe a stand-alone program that does this like
> atops.  I would like to be able to create scribus templates using Ruby ERB
> files and batch process my company's monthly bill run.  Thsi would allow
> one to do mass mailings, bill runs where the data is filled in from a
> database, etc...  The possibilities are limitless. Currently I can find no
> other format that will allow me to easily create templates with page layout
> capabilities and then convert them to postscript on the command line.  This
> would basically be the holy grail for me and, I'm sure, open up a lot of
> possibilities for everyone.  The scribus XML format is the only thing I can
> find that would allow me to do this without a lot of headaches.
> 	So, can someone point me to a way to do this?  If there isn't a way, what
> is the best way to make a formal feature request?  I'm quite certain this
> capability would be a "killer feature" so to speak.

Not possible, not yet, we know about it :) For other requests, please visit 

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