[Scribus] Newbie: Howto autosize text frames and other (I am sure)
Tue Oct 11 00:12:24 CEST 2005
David GoodEnough wrote:
> 1) I use frames to isolate different items (for instance all the diary
> for a given organisation), and it would be useful if there was a
> script that
> would take a frame and adjust its size so that it was exactly the right
> vertical height to fit the text that was in it.
Not sure, but I think that's not possible yet.
> 2) In my general diary section I have lines with a date, a time and
> a description. The date and time are at the left hand of the frame,
> the description is right justified, rather like a table of context or
> How do I put in something to guide the eye from one side to the other,
> in a WP I would typically use a "." fill for the tab.
Tabs with fill chars are only implemented in 1.3
> 3) How do I put a right tab on the right margin of the frame, so that
> I change the width of the frame the right tab adjusts automatically.
> the WPs I have used some of them had an implicit tab on the right
> margin which was right justifiy.
Please file an RFE on bugs.scribus.net
> 4) It would be really useful to have a key combination which brought
> up the story editor. I am generally working on a laptop without a
> mouse (my desk is too cluttered to provide room for a mouse) so I
> use the touchpad and it keeps thinking I have selected frames that I
> have passed over to get to the icon on the toolbar.
Use Tools -> Keyboard Shortcuts and define a key sequence for "Edit
> Apart from this niggles (and I suppose I may find more later), Scribus
> took a little time to get used to (I guess the WP -> DTP transition)
> seems to do what I want, it is a pleasure to use.
So, now, where are the silly questions you promised?? ;-)
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