Scribus Forums

Scribus => General Discussion => Topic started by: Pshem on November 18, 2015, 05:31:11 pm

Title: Automatic true shape nesting?
Post by: Pshem on November 18, 2015, 05:31:11 pm
I've been wondering - have you encountered any true shape nesting app / plugin that would work on Linux? If it worked inside Scribus - all the better, as I quite enjoy it so far (and it has CMYK support which Inkscape lacks).
I need to arrange a number of shapes on the page in a way they would use the available space as efficiently as possible. Because number of those shapes is quite high making this "by hand" won't work in long term.
Title: Re: Automatic true shape nesting?
Post by: GarryP on November 22, 2015, 05:24:48 pm
It sounds like you need an implementation of something like this: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/210979/Fast-optimizing-rectangle-packing-algorithm-for-bu