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This one is specific to A4 paper, you will need to change the wth and dph constants for different papers.
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<big>This script is <u>specific to A4 paper</u>, you will need to change the '''wth''' and '''dph''' constants for different papers.</big>
  
 
Introduces: '''CreateRect'''  '''SetFillColor'''  '''SetSetCornerRadius'''.
 
Introduces: '''CreateRect'''  '''SetFillColor'''  '''SetSetCornerRadius'''.
  
[[Image:Elementary_rectangle.png|300]]
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Result
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!Python Code
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|-
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| [[Image:Elementary_rectangle.png|thumb|upright=0.9|left|alt=simple rectangle made with scribus python script|Elementary Rectangle generated from python]] ||
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<pre><nowiki>
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#!/usr/bin/env python
  
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"""
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this script draws a black border on A4 and has been tested against 1.4.3. 
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Calls used in this script are;
  
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newDocument
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createRect
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setCornerRadius
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setLineWidth
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setFillColor
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setLineColor
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saveDocAs
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"""
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from scribus import *
  
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if newDocument(PAPER_A4, (10, 10, 10, 10), PORTRAIT, 1, UNIT_POINTS, NOFACINGPAGES, FIRSTPAGERIGHT, 1):
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      spx=20          # x co-ord Start point
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      spy=20          # y co-ord Start point
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      wth=595        # A4 width in points
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      dph=842        # Depth of frame - adjust to suit
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      a=8            # Line width
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      b="Black"      # add other colors as required
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      b1="Blue"
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      w="White"
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      h = createRect(spx,spy,wth-2*spx,dph-2*spy)
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      setCornerRadius(20, h)
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      setLineWidth(8, h)
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      setFillColor(w, h)
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      setLineColor(b, h)
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      saveDocAs("Border_2.sla") #Make sure this is writable
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[[Image:Elementary_rectangle.png|frame|200x300px|left|alt=simple rectangle made with scribus python script|Elementary Rectangle generated from python]]
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#!/usr/bin/env python
 
#!/usr/bin/env python
  
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       saveDocAs("Border_2.sla") #Make sure this is writable
 
       saveDocAs("Border_2.sla") #Make sure this is writable
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Revision as of 13:51, 11 November 2013

This article is part of the Scripts series.

This script is specific to A4 paper, you will need to change the wth and dph constants for different papers.

Introduces: CreateRect SetFillColor SetSetCornerRadius.

Result Python Code
simple rectangle made with scribus python script
Elementary Rectangle generated from python
#!/usr/bin/env python

"""
this script draws a black border on A4 and has been tested against 1.4.3.  
Calls used in this script are;

newDocument
createRect
setCornerRadius
setLineWidth
setFillColor
setLineColor
saveDocAs
 
"""
from scribus import *

if newDocument(PAPER_A4, (10, 10, 10, 10), PORTRAIT, 1, UNIT_POINTS, NOFACINGPAGES, FIRSTPAGERIGHT, 1):

      spx=20          # x co-ord Start point
      spy=20          # y co-ord Start point
      wth=595         # A4 width in points
      dph=842         # Depth of frame - adjust to suit
      a=8             # Line width
      b="Black"       # add other colors as required
      b1="Blue"
      w="White"

      h = createRect(spx,spy,wth-2*spx,dph-2*spy)
      setCornerRadius(20, h)
      setLineWidth(8, h)
      setFillColor(w, h)
      setLineColor(b, h)

      saveDocAs("Border_2.sla") #Make sure this is writable

simple rectangle made with scribus python script
Elementary Rectangle generated from python
<nowiki>
#!/usr/bin/env python

"""
this script draws a black border on A4 and has been tested against 1.4.3.  Calls used in this script are;

newDocument
createRect
setCornerRadius
setLineWidth
setFillColor
setLineColor
saveDocAs
 
"""
from scribus import *

if newDocument(PAPER_A4, (10, 10, 10, 10), PORTRAIT, 1, UNIT_POINTS, NOFACINGPAGES, FIRSTPAGERIGHT, 1):

      spx=20          # x co-ord Start point
      spy=20          # y co-ord Start point
      wth=595         # A4 width in points
      dph=842         # Depth of frame - adjust to suit
      a=8             # Line width
      b="Black"       # add other colors as required
      b1="Blue"
      w="White"

      h = createRect(spx,spy,wth-2*spx,dph-2*spy)
      setCornerRadius(20, h)
      setLineWidth(8, h)
      setFillColor(w, h)
      setLineColor(b, h)

      saveDocAs("Border_2.sla") #Make sure this is writable

</nowiki>