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#!/usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8  -*-

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"""

© 2017 Gregory Pittman

caption.py

Creates a text frame (caption) in selected location relative to
one or more selected frames.

USAGE

Select one or more object (can be any kind of frame, or even imported vector graphics),

run script. Dialog appears for choosing placement of all caption frames

B/T/R/L (Bottom/Top/Right/Left).

Bottom and Top caption frames are sized to width of parent object and height

of 24 points. Right and Left caption frames sized to 150 points width and

40 points height.

"""


try:
    import scribus
except ImportError:
    print "Unable to import the 'scribus' module. This script will only run within"
    print "the Python interpreter embedded in Scribus. Try Script->Execute Script."
    sys.exit(1)

numselect = scribus.selectionCount()
count = 0
frames = []

if numselect == 0:
    scribus.messageBox('Selection Count', "You must have at least one object selected",
                       scribus.ICON_WARNING, scribus.BUTTON_OK)
    sys.exit(2)

captionloc = scribus.valueDialog("Caption Location","Where to put the caption(s) -\n B/T/R/L?", "b")
captionloc = captionloc[0]
location = captionloc.upper()

pageunits = scribus.getUnit()
scribus.setUnit(scribus.UNIT_POINTS)

while count < numselect:
    frames.append(scribus.getSelectedObject(count))
    count += 1
   
for frame in frames:
    fwidth, fheight = scribus.getSize(frame)
    fx, fy = scribus.getPosition(frame)
    if location == "B":
        textf = scribus.createText(fx, fy+fheight, fwidth, 24)
    elif location == "T":
        textf = scribus.createText(fx, fy-24, fwidth, 24)
    elif location == "R":
        textf = scribus.createText(fx + fwidth, fy, 150, 40)
    elif location == "L":
        textf = scribus.createText(fx-150, fy + fheight - 40, 150, 40)
scribus.setUnit(pageunits)

scribus.setRedraw(True)