[Scribus] Python tutorials

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Mon Oct 23 19:32:15 CEST 2006

Cedric Sagne wrote:
> All,
> Thanks for your help concerning Python tutorials. The o3 pdf has not 
> managed to scratch the thick "dummy" layer I own. Python is still a 
> mystery for me.
> I saw some tutorials meant for design of new documents, but is it 
> possible to apply the scripts like "macros" on existing documents?
> I believe tutorials on Python may need to address functions one by 
> one, even when examples have little practical use, their didactic 
> focus would increase.
> The Calendar script, for example, is powerful, but too complex to 
> learn from it.
> Still looking for understandable sources, brainpower very low on my 
> side apparently, and except for the two scripts (calendar and font 
> list) no other ever worked, even "Hello World" (pity innit).
> I was wondering as scripts are extremely small if including the best 
> ones either in the builds or as additional downloads, much the same 
> way as manuals may not be a good idea?
> Still searching on the Python road. Any help still very much appreciated.
I'll think about this. Perhaps a Scribused-focused python tutorial might 
be feasible to help make that jump to the scripter examples. There 
aren't many python commands that one needs to know, but you do need some 
knowledge of the structure and "layout" of a python program.


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