[scribus] External manipulation of a Scribus template

francesco at promotux.it francesco at promotux.it
Fri Jun 22 12:52:26 UTC 2012

On 22/06/2012 14:47, Aleksander Kujbida wrote:
> Questo è molto interessante. I looked at reportlab, but don't see exactly
> how they know what to do with a Scribus document; infatti, I think they
> don't, and you had to make up your own translation rules. Am I right?
> Regards,
> Aleksander
yes i do
the script convert tables and single cells with text or with image 
inside , background color, borders color and some other stuff. ( no 
embedded fonts , no compression )
there is a cli but it is trivial and not well tested.
time and economic reasons stop development to the things needed by our 


> On 22 June 2012 14:09, francesco at promotux.it<francesco at promotux.it>  wrote:
>> I wrote long time ago a python script that elaborate a sla ( add pages,
>> changing tags , images ) and a parto to convert a sla into pdf using
>> reportlab.
>> i use it inside promogest ( www.promogest.me ) but i had no time to
>> complete the  code for stand alone release. It works very well even if the
>> scribus code best sport is to change xml-sla format :)  now it support 1.4
>> maybe can be a start point for you. I use it in a web framework ( also in
>> python ) too
>> Ciao
>> Francesco
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