"Have you ever said, 'This program is pretty nice, but I wish it
would...?' For applications that offer the capability, scripting
gives users the ability to customize, extend, and tailor a program
to meet their needs. Scribus, a free page layout program that runs
on Linux (and Mac OS and Windows) uses the Python programming
language for user scripting. Python scripting in Scribus can
drastically improve your work flow, and it's relatively easy for
beginners to not only use scripts, but also write them.
"Scripts are useful for page layout in a few interrelated ways,
including automating repetitive tasks and tasks that involve
measuring, such as placing page elements and creating page
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