[scribus] Cutting the same hole in many layers

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Aug 5 04:27:57 CEST 2009

On Tuesday 04 August 2009 08:14:56 pm W. F. Zimmerman wrote:
> ISBNs are always a hassle for me because I start out with a
> single layer EPS from LSI.  So I have to cut and paste the ISBN
> to the top layer, an error-prone and irritating process.
> Life would be ever so much easier if there was a way to cut a box
> on the top layer that "drills through" all the succeeding layers
> to reveal the ISBN underneath.  Has anyone ever come across a
> Scribus script that does this? Any ideas how to write it?
> Fred

Addendum. Scribus has the two needed bar code generators.  And a bar 
code from bookland.py can be created and then IMPORTED into your 
Scribus cover. Use the File>import function to avoid problems. 

John Culleton
Create Book Covers with Scribus/e-book $5.95

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