[scribus] Import autmation from tables into text frames

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sat Nov 20 17:39:42 CET 2010

hi cecetka

> Hi, Some years ago, I have seen a company having custom made software
> which generated a pdf-catalogue out of their product-database
> automatically. Since than, I did not come across something similar,
> so I do not even know what is the right term to search for. Now I
> want to have catalogue of products automatically generated from a
> database (or table). Every product has its text, price, and pic
> location in the form of text in the database. How can I mass-import
> products (text + image) into pre-determined text-frame (kind of
> "item-card"), one after another (f.e. 6 cards per page), so that
> catalogue can be generated automatically? Many thanks in advance.

basically, you can do it with scribus but you need some simple python
scripting. there are sample scripts in the wiki:



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