A script that’s going to make my life easier

So, I learned that the tool I use to crank out stamp pages, Scribus, is scriptable.

I decided to take advantage of this fact and write a script that can use some form of input (an XML file in my case) and use it to crank out a bunch of boxes on a page that have stamp images inside, a title over the top and a description on the bottom.  You still need to move these boxes around and lay them out, but that’s pretty easy to do with the built in align and distribute tools.  Getting everything lined up right for each individual stamp box was consuming a lot of my time.

So, I wrote about it on stampcommuinty.org and posted the script.  It’s crude, but it works. Check out my post here, if you want to give it a try:


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