[Scribus] Adding Text Frame to Master Page

Louis Desjardins louis_desjardins
Tue Dec 6 22:31:38 CET 2005

Hi John,
On page numbering, please make sure the keyboard shorcut is properly 
set. If the actual key combination doesn't work, change it.


John a ?crit :

>     What's easy enough to do is to set up the first page with an empty
>     frame, then use Page > Copy... for as many copies as you need. You can
>     save your pages with empty frames as a file and reuse later. Set the
>     protection bits to keep from changing it.
> Thanks Greg, that seems like a good approach indeed.  I haven't tried it 
> yet because I'm hung on page numbering now.  Way back when I used 1.2x I 
> was able to get page numbering to work, and now in 1.3 I can't.  Very 
> discouraging when each trivial thing takes hours of time.  The curse of 
> being stupid, I guess.
> When I started having trouble, I went hunting in the Wiki (again!), and 
> Googling, and I can't find anyplace that accurately describes how to do 
> page numbering.  I got the key code CTRL-ALT-SHIFT-# from Craig's post 
> in this thread. But only Page 1 shows up; all the rest say just Page.
> In my searches, I found places where Scribus page numbering is done with 
> a) CTRL-#, b) ALT-#, and c) just plain # (so described in a Linux 
> magazine article).  The one thing I never found ANYPLACE was the key 
> combination that Craig described in his email.
> I would welcome any advice on: a) HOW to find things in the Wiki (I 
> checked for page numbering in the HOWTO and Tips)--also did "website" 
> Google--is it in there, correct and up to date?
> and b) how to get my page numbering to work (I already created a Text 
> Frame on Left and Right Master Pages, and on each I typed "Page " and 
> then hit Craig's #code.
> I saved, and tried "apply Master page" etc, but the first page says Page 
> 1 and all the rest say either nothing, or Page.
> Thanks.
> John
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