[scribus] Generate Master-Page with page-numbers via Script

Emanuel Sprosec design at emanuel-s.com
Fri Nov 21 08:05:07 CET 2008

Hello to all of you!

First of all: i'm new and my english is not very perfect, so please be patient with me - i'm reading your discussions for a while: really very useful and interesting.

I'm working on an (online, non-commercial) E-Zine for more then three years and discovered Scribus a few weeks ago and i and my team going to switch to this excelllent tool for the pagelayout (and use the JPEG-Export) in the next weeks. 

But i've a question now - i generate via script readymade page layout(s) (with ~15 pages - thanks to the wiki) with some lines, image/textboxes and so on for the team. No problem, but i'm not very familiar with python-scripts, so: we also want to use automatic-page-numbers and so i try to create textboxes with a "#" inside via script and hoped, that they will converted to the page-numbers. Without success. Now 'i've looked around and discovered the createMasterpage(...) Function, but i'm to stupid to use it, or to create one/a script, which build a masterpage(s) with the pagenumbers and then use this to generate 15 pages of it.

Does anybody have a useful hint, idea or example, how to realise this - please notice, that i'm not a programmer, but i'm very open for every help, support and to build up my knowledge.

Thanks and kind regards from austria,

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