[Scribus] Depth of text field too large?
Thu Aug 25 14:40:42 CEST 2005
>I would like to create a (single-line) text field with a background
>color. I cannot find out how to make the text field the right height,
>though. The text field always extends quite a lot below the text, and
>if I make it less tall, then the text won't fit. But it seems that
>Scribus requires a lot of empty space below the text, more than would
>seem necessary to me.
You can achieve this with 2 frames. One for the text and one for the
That way, you'll keep full control on the size of the objects. Your
background could be as tight as you want around your text.
>An exaggerated ascii graphic should illustrate. Choose a monospaced
>font for proper viewing.
>Here is what I want:
>| Mmmmm |
>Here is what Scribus requires me to do:
>| Mmmmm |
>I know that the text Mmmmm does not have descenders and space might
>need to be reserved for them. But Scribus reserves much more space
>Scribus 1.3.0 CVS on MacOSX, binary install as of a week or so ago.
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