Git subtree not properly using .gitignore when doing a partial clone

I am a graduate student with many scripts, bibliography data in bibtex, thesis draft in latex, presentations in open office, posters in scribus, and figures and result data. I would like to put...

Linux PDF/Postscript Optimizing

So I have a report system built using Java and iText. PDF templates are created using Scribus. The Java code merges the data into the document using iText. The files are then copied over to a NFS...

How to use html for desktop publishing?

Not considering ad-hoc programs (like Adobe Indesign, the open source Scribus or word processors), it seems to me that Latex is the only markup language used for document preparation able to...

PDF: insert a line of text into an existing PDF file

I have a PDF file and I wish to add on the footer of all pages (except the first two) a line of plain text (not a logo or something alike). Did anyone has an example of how this can be done (in...

Documentation for using JavaScript code inside a PDF file

Where can I find documentation on running JavaScript code inside a PDF? I've never added a JavaScript action inside a PDF document. However, I've done quite a bit of web development using...

Is there possibility how to use scribus module in python outside Scribus?

I would like to generate pdf files using Scribus and python scripting. I have been looking around and have found just examples of python scripts using scribus module within Scirbus. And commentary...

Disable warning message in scribus

When importing a svg file to the DTP programme "Scribus" it shows a warning message (with just one OK-button), that has to be confirmed to go on. This stops my Python Script from working. So I...

How did col get converted to str type?

Converting a pre-existing list of int to str for use with a dictionary The following code (Scribus but surely irrelevant) produces messages... int -- int str -- int str -- int str -- str *** Why...

Manipulate PDF objects

I am trying to manipulate a PDF, it functions as a template. What I am trying is replacing 'placeholders' in the PDF template with my data. So someone makes a PDF template in Scribus for example,...

Tkinter update state (disable): need for redraw/refresh?

I cannot get the state of a (tk.)Label and (tk.)Checkbutton to visually turn to disable and normal depending on the value of an OptionMenu. The command binding on the OptionMenu below seems fine,...

Multi-format file conversion design pattern

In the past, I tried two times implementing a multi format converter. One was a Markup converter which should be able to convert GitHub, StackOverflow, MoinMoin, MediaWiki etc. The other is a...

Using a Combobox to fill in a Text Field in Scribus

I'm building a PDF in Scribus and stumbling through javascript (basic newbie here) as I go. I've ran into an issue and I can't seem to find a good answer. I have a combobox called productType...

Fill pdf form created in scribus from client side javascript

I have a pdf form, into which I want to fill a password generated in javascript, so that the user can print it. The password is sensitive and may not be send to the server, so this has to happen...

Scribus, IText reduce file size

I'm generating PDFs using IText within a webapp. The PDF files come from Scribus, and are huge (2MB for one page). The current approach is that the PDF has lots of form fields, which then get...

How to set first page left in PDF?

For an assignment I need to create a dual page pdf, with two pages side by side. Using Scribus (Linux, Debian) I can set the first page to be on the left in Scribus, but as soon as I export to...

Scribus PDF Form not working with adobe reader

I have created PDF Form using Scribus(Scribus Tutorial). After filling form with Adobe Reader generated PDF label text get changed to some garbage value. Please check screenshot for clear idea...

Simultaneously modify multiple image frames in scribus

I am creating a directory-like book with scribus. It has people's names, addresses and images. I can create text-frames and assign them a paragraph style (ex: address). And as long as I ensure...

itext 5 acroforms fields blank after migrating from itext 2

In existing Java code using Itext 2.1.5, I replaced the jar with 5.5.8 and updated the import packages to itextpdf from lowagie. The PDF so generated is now blank, whereas before it had the...

Wordpress: Should this be escaped or not?

I've recently made a small piece of code extending some of Scribu's Posts to Posts functionality. What it does is preventing a post to post relation to be set on pages which don't have a specific...

How to add pagination to Wordpress page template with scribus posts 2 posts

Cheers! I'm trying to build a "references - services" relation on my Wordpress page and I try to create my own "archive - like" page. On these page I have a problem with displaying the posts with...

calculate a grid layout in python for scribus

I want to create a grid layout in scribus to create a photobook. The grid layout should take the image sizes in account and place the images accordingly. Like the pinterest layout /...

Can't get ghostscript to install on macOS X

I've run the ghostscript 9.09 installer several times but even though it does not error out, I'm left with no gs executable anywhere on the system (verified with find / -type l -name gs -print)....

Opening scribus using command line

I am trying to use the command line scripts of scribus to convert .svg files to .pdf . When I am trying to use a command like: scribus -py C:\Users\myuser\Desktop\calc_svg_to_pdf.py I get an error...

How can I get the assumed screen resolution of Java2D?

I'm using Swing and Java2D on a Windows 7 machine with Java 8 and have issues with my fonts in java being rendered much smaller than they should given their font size and my screen...

os.system() and subprocess.call() behave differently

I have a script that launches Scribus with a specific file and automatically runs a Python script inside of Scribus. I now want to pass further options to the Scribus script, but while doing that,...

How to fix "undefined reference to symbol '[email protected]@GLIBC_2.2.5'"

I am runnint Fedora 29 Linux and I'm trying to compile Scribus from source, using the instructions about 2/3 of the way down this page. All goes well until make gets to the link stage, at which...

Scribus: Don't want background color of text frame to print

I am using Scribus 1.5.4 I want to create a PDF for a certificate format in which I can fill in the name of the person who got the certificate. I am using the text frame to fill in the name. I...

Scribus spot color PDF

I am trying to use Scribus to convert a SVG to PDF and then add a spot color to the PDF. The spot color has to be named "CutContour" for the Vinyl Cutter to know where to cut. Nothing I do seems...

How to embed CMYK color profile using Scribus in Windows

Screenshot for Printer optionsIm trying to embed CMYK profile using scribus. The input file is in CMYK color space. I enabled color management. I tried to save As PDF. In color tab i have selected...

Is there possibility to convert PDF to SVG2?

I have a SVG document (let's name it img1.svg) and PDF file ( doc1.pdf) consisting of 1 page. What I need is to insert (scale, rotate and place at some point in the document) doc1.pdf into...