[scribus] Python scripts

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Wed Jul 29 06:49:39 UTC 2015

> On 07/27/2015 07:35 PM, Kunda Loves Scribus wrote:
>>>> 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 ?
the alternative is to use pyqt.
it's possible but (very) combersome with the current scripter (iirc i've 
ever seen one and only one example of such a script)
it should be pretty easy with the new scripter, once we can get it to work.


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