[scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 55, Issue 30

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sun Oct 14 16:42:25 UTC 2012

On 10/14/2012 11:52 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 10/14/2012 08:41 AM, Ian "Witty" Whitfield wrote:
>> My one "complaint/suggestion" is the page number requirement - if you
>> are only doing a few pages it works fine but what if you have a 250 page
>> book and you add a new page near the front..... You now need to type in
>> about 150 page numbers!!! Could "end" be added to the script in some way
>> to avoid this???
> I like a challenge of this type. Almost anything is doable, and I think
> you've brought up something where the effort is worth it.
> What I want to try is to be able to enter 'odd' or 'even' for the pages,
> then have the script detect this, and ask for a starting page, after
> which a loop begins there and moves every other page's objects to the
> end. It wouldn't really need to determine whether the starting page is
> odd or even as promised, unless the user wants to add this protection.
> This would be a script where saving before running would be a good idea
> -- if you shift 100 pages the wrong way, that's a lot of Undo'ing.

And so here it is:


I didn't create some new loop of shifting, but instead just populated a
list with every other page, then let the old code carry on from there.


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