[scribus] Python scripts
John at wexfordpress.com
Tue Jul 28 22:09:28 UTC 2015
On Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:35:23 -0500
Kunda Loves Scribus <scribus.user at gmail.com>
> > > Back to the topic of Python Scripts, I came
> > > across this repo on Github:
> > > https://github.com/thresherdj/robo-scribus
> > > "An python-based interface to drive Scribus
> > > scripts to drive automated document
> > > processes." I haven't tested it yet. It
> > > uses Tkinter which may cause a problem for
> > some
> > There are certain things that Tkinter can do,
> > such as have a dialog which makes a number of
> > simultaneous selections.
> > The down side is that the syntax for Tkinter
> > is more obtuse than Python by itself, so I
> > think what we might consider advanced Python.
> > The CalendarWizard is an example, and while
> > the dialog is nice, the structure of the
> > script shows the complexity that Tkinter
> > throws in there.
> > Greg
> Greg, thanks for your reply. Can you elaborate
> what "so I think what we might consider
> advanced Python" means? Are you speaking about
> using an alternate to tkinter ?
Alternatives that may be impossible but are
attractive to me are:
Tcl/Tk without any python code. This is easier to
use than tkinter IMO.
C language code which I can generate from various
compilers, calling the Scribus hooks that Python
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