[scribus] New member

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Wed Jul 9 22:29:26 CEST 2008

John Culleton wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 July 2008 02:13:21 pm Maxime Leloup wrote:

>>                                             Hi,
>>     I'm new on this list. I started to use scribus
>> recently. I'm looking for a mean to generate footnotes
>> automatically during the importation of a text, does anyone have an
>> idea ?
>> Thanks                                                             
>>                        Maxime
> IMO footnotes, indexes etc. are not what Scribus does.

I hope it will at some point.  Automatic indexing, chapter and section 
numbering would be cool too.

> For those text 
> features use either TeX (free) or InDesign (pricey.)   Of course one 
> could simulate a footnote feature by creating another text box at the 
> foot of the page etc. but that is like raking leaves with a shovel, a 
> lot of work for a marginal result. 

Hmmm...  Python script ?

Cheers, J/.
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