[scribus] Best way to save a "Scribus object"

ZASKE Martin zm at revue-gugu.org
Fri Feb 17 12:57:35 UTC 2017

Dear list,

I have just created a special slogan. I used a purchased pretty font and
converted a phrase - after nice kerning etc - in Scribus from text frame
to contours (French version, sorry).

Then I manipulated my slogan, creating missing characters by
double-clicking where needed and editing the vector data of each contour.

Then I grouped the entire phrase into a group-of-contours.

I know that maybe I should have done all this in Inkscape. (But Inkscape
is rather clumsy with text, so I wanted Scribus to make the raw sentence
"nice", before starting to edit.)

Now I got a Scribus document with just one-group-of-13-contours in it.
This is our new slogan for a series of childrens' documents.

How should I best save/store/export this, so that the layout person on
another computer can most easily use it in several scribus documents,

My ideas so far:

I can just save the group on a page as a Scribus-document. But then the
layouter needs to import that entire page and cut the object (group) and
place it where it belongs and then delete the page which served just for
transport. Feels like there should be something more elegant.

I tried selecting my group and exporting as .eps and it did create
something; but that something does not seem to be a proper .eps
document. Is there a way to export vector-objects rather than entire
Scribus documents?

On my own computer, I can quite nicely "send" it by right-click into an
album. I did not find "album" anywhere in help. Is there a best-practise
how to share (or at least copy and import) an album between several

Thank you for your input,


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