[Scribus] snap to guides

Tiago Saboga tiagosaboga
Tue Sep 20 04:08:34 CEST 2005

Em Seg 19 Set 2005 16:40, Louis Desjardins escreveu:
> Tiago Saboga a ?crit :
> > Hi all,
> >
> > It's my first time in this list, so i'd like first to congratulate
> > everybody for this great software! (sorry if my english isn't that good,
> > c'est la vie...)
> >
> > I'm using scribus-cvs for debian (1.3.1), installed from the binary deb
> > packages, and I can't make my boxes snap to guides. They snap to the
> > grid, if I want, but I don't want. Is there a hidden (for me, at least)
> > option to really activate it? Another question: are the margins guides?
> Hi Tiago,
> I am taking your last question, leaving the other questions to people
> more familiar with 1.3.1...
> To my knowledge, Scribus can't automatically handle multiple linked text
> boxes the way you describe. There are quite a few bug reports on this
> particular issue. Please have a look at
> http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=245 and browse throught the related
> bugs as well.
> One thing you could try to solve your issue is to set one auto text
> frame (in the New dialog, check "auto text frame") so you will at least
> have one frame linked automatically to all pages. Then, you can draw 2
> more text frames on a page and duplicate that page as much as you need.
> Then, using the link tool, manually link the frames on the pages.
> Then you can do your layout adjustments. The frames can be resized
> without affecting the links.
> I know it is not ideal but for a 40-page document it shouldn't take too
> much time.
> Louis

Ok, it's exactly what i'm doing, except for the autotext frame. Just to be 
sure: there isn't a way to make multiple copies of a page, I'm right? I have 
to do 39 times Page/Copy, isn't it?



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