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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'''. Note that SetCornerRadius is not yet functioning in the script for CreateRect
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Introduces: '''CreateRect'''  '''SetFillColor'''  '''SetSetCornerRadius'''.
  
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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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<div style="clear: both"></div>
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<syntaxhighlight lang="python">
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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.  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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"""
 
from scribus import *
 
from scribus import *
if newDoc(PAPER_A4, (10, 10, 10, 10), PORTRAIT, 1, UNIT_POINTS, NOFACINGPAGES, FIRSTPAGERIGHT):
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if newDocument(PAPER_A4, (10, 10, 10, 10), PORTRAIT, 1, UNIT_POINTS, NOFACINGPAGES, FIRSTPAGERIGHT, 1):
  
 
       spx=20          # x co-ord Start point
 
       spx=20          # x co-ord Start point
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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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Latest revision as of 22:48, 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.

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