[scribus] LSI book cover builder program on Sourceforge

john Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Mon Aug 29 23:55:13 UTC 2011

On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 17:41:49 -0400
Fred Zimmerman <wfz at nimblebooks.com> wrote:

> In the open source spirit of "release early, release often" I have
> just created a Sourceforge site for my program that builds a book
> cover from a Lightning Source Inc. template.
> For those who do not know LSI is the single largest print on demand
> printer and distributor, prints tens of millions of books every year,
> and has thousands and thousands of customers everywhere of every
> size. So this script, which builds an LSI-compliant cover
> programatically from an LSI-provided template,,could be quite useful
> to many people someday.
> I am no programming whiz so it would be great if others want to get
> involved.  The site is at:

I note that using the LSI template is optional. I prefer to just design
in Scribus, using vertical guides etc. calculated by this web facility:
(which I wrote incidentally.)

IMO that makes life a lot simpler. 

John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"

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