[Scribus] MySQL / Python connection script question; attn: subik

Steve Callcott stotte
Thu Jan 31 09:06:54 CET 2008

On Thursday 31 January 2008, Andy Graybeal wrote:
> Dear list and attn: subik
> patch included with Scribus.
> I've been hitting up the Scribus IRC channel for about 3 years now asking
> questions; but i  don't use Scribus right now.  I have very little
> experience with MySQL but can do basic things with it.  I also have
> essentially no experience with python other than reading and mindlessly
> following examples in books in the late 90's and early 00's.
> So... onto the my problem...
> I have mysql installed; I can login to it and put content into the db by
> hand, for the example, i've named the db 'scribe' and added a few tables
> with not much data.
> I've edited the 'username', 'password', 'server', and 'db' field in the
> python example script... I realize that I should run the script within
> Scribus... but I'm a little lost on the details of any thing further than
> this.
> I would greatly appreciate an example Scribus document, DB tables, and
> script to get me started in the correct direction, or else a very detailed
> explaination.  Something very simple would probably be good for me.
> Any advice would be appreciated, and to be honest, I don't know if Scribus
> is even able to do what I'm imagining, but I think I'm on the right track.
> -Andy
I am in #scribus on IRC most evenings (GMT). I will try to help.

Steve Callcott (sjc)

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