[scribus] disembedding images

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sun Jun 4 13:33:21 UTC 2017

On 06/04/2017 04:28 AM, ale rimoldi wrote:
> hi vaclav
>> I am working on a draft comic book translation created as scanned PDF 
>> import and then overlay (another layer) of text frames. This works
>> quite well for my use-case except that the background images are
>> saved every time, which means every save writes something like 180MB
>> of data, taking a few seconds.
>> Is there a way to dis-embed all images from that particular layer,
>> i.e. have them saved as bg/pg-001.jpg &c so that the .sla file is 
>> lightweight? I am quite profficient with Python (but never did
>> scripting in scribus); pointers in that direction are also very
>> appreciated.
> i guess that you already know that you can manually disembed your
> images by right clicking on them...

>From what I can tell, there is no automatic embedding of images, so this
is something you must have checked at some point.

> otherwise, -- if you are proficient in python and can read some c++
> -- it's not that hard to add a new command to the python API...
> this is an example of somehow has recently added a new command:
> https://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=14816

I'll have to look at this and try to figure out the documentation for
these commands.


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