[Scribus] Small Text Frames

Wayne Maeda iw
Fri Jan 9 21:08:43 CET 2004

On Saturday 10 January 2004 04:15 am, Magic Page wrote:

> Wayne Maeda wrote:
> > On Friday 09 January 2004 10:37 pm, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> >>Wayne Maeda wrote:
> >>>How does one select text in small (one or two words) text frames?
> >
> > I forgot to mention that I'm dealing with text frames that have been
> > rotated 90 degrees. The normal text editing rules don't work as well in
> > this state.
> >
> > Wayne
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> Wayne,
> Don't know why I didn't remember this as well about selecting text in a
> small text frame.  I was complaining about it one night while talking
> with Peter on the IRC.  It was so simple, but it's those simple things
> that throw us the big curves!  ;o)
> Open your Properties window.  In your Properties window, after selecting
> X,Y,Z, you will notice a little icon in the lower right of the
> properties window that looks like an open lock.  After selecting your
> text frame, click on the lock to make it appear as a closed lock.  This
> will lock the text frame, so that no modifications can occur to it.  At
> that point, selecting text, no matter what the rotation will be simple!


That's fine if you only have a few frames to deal with. I have around 200 of 


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