[scribus] Script: setBaselineGuides.py

ugajin ugajin at zoho.com
Mon Jul 16 18:57:40 UTC 2018

This is why I chose not to paste it! -u ---- On Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:56:13 +0000 ugajin <ugajin at zoho.com> wrote ---- Here is the script that I first sent as an attachment... The script makes it easy to snap/align objects to the baseline grid, a feature which [perhaps for good reason] is not included natively in Scribus. -u #!/usr/bin/env python # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- # The script generates a grid and matching guides. # Set the baseline grid spacing and offset values # Useful to snap/align objects to a baseline grid. # Written using v1.5.4 # Not suitable for v1.4.7 # Author: ugajin at zoho.com # Date: October 8, 2017 import sys try:     import scribus except ImportError,err:     print "This Python script is written for the Scribus scripting interface."     print "It can only be run from within Scribus."     sys.exit(1) import math def main(argv):     """A simple scripts to set baseline grid and matching guides."""     CurrentUnit = scribus.getUnit()          scribus.setUnit(0)     H_Guides = []          GuideHeight = float(scribus.valueDialog('Set BaseLine Grid & Guides', 'Enter value for Grid and Guide Height (pt).', '14.40') )     GuideOffset = float(scribus.valueDialog('Set Grid & Guide Offsets', 'Enter value for Grid and Guide Offset (pt).', '0.0') )          PageWidth, PageHeight = scribus.getPageSize()          NumLoops = math.floor(1 + (PageHeight - GuideOffset) / GuideHeight)          for i in range(int(NumLoops)):         if i > 0:             H_Guides.append(GuideOffset + i * GuideHeight)          scribus.setBaseLine(GuideHeight, GuideOffset)     scribus.setHGuides(scribus.getHGuides() + H_Guides)          scribus.setUnit(CurrentUnit)          scribus.messageBox('Script', '<h3>Script by ugajin</h3><p>Thanks a bunch for using setBaselineGuides and Scribus!</p><p>ugajin at zoho.com</p>', scribus.ICON_INFORMATION, scribus.BUTTON_OK, scribus.BUTTON_CANCEL) def main_wrapper(argv):     try:         scribus.statusMessage("Running script...")         scribus.progressReset()         main(argv)     finally:         if scribus.haveDoc():             scribus.setRedraw(True)         scribus.statusMessage("")         scribus.progressReset() if __name__ == '__main__':     main_wrapper(sys.argv) -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <http://lists.scribus.net/pipermail/scribus/attachments/20180716/c0be40e8/attachment.html> ___ Scribus Mailing List: scribus at lists.scribus.net Edit your options or unsubscribe: http://lists.scribus.net/mailman/listinfo/scribus See also: http://wiki.scribus.net http://forums.scribus.net
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