[Scribus] Difference between DTP and word processor

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Dec 17 19:09:58 CET 2004

On Friday 17 December 2004 18:10, robert wrote:
> On Friday 17 December 2004 08:03, Rainer Heilke wrote:
> ><snip> The only potentially useful function, off
> > the top of my head, would be to automate the flow of text into
> > similar-shaped text boxes on the following page(s). Want to compete with
> > MS Office? Use StarOffice/OpenOffice, or one of the miriad other
> > competitors.
> >
> > Rainer Heilke
> I've been playing with 1.2.1 (cvs) and apparently scribus does have this
> feature. When the new document dialog box comes up, there is a check box
> for "automatic text frames" which does create a page sized (but within the
> margins) text frame and links it to the previous one whenever you add a new
> page.
> I've only played a little with it so far though. Does anyone know if you
> can enable this feature AFTER you've started creating a new document (i.e.
> didn't check the box initially)?

Not in 1.2.1. Please put in a feature request on bugs.scribus.net for this to 
be added in 1.3

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