[Scribus] "Floating" page?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Apr 7 10:54:37 CEST 2006

On Friday 07 April 2006 10:43, Peter Barnes wrote:
> Sorry but this question could turn out to be like my last one about how do
> I edit text in page layout!
> In Scribus, is there a way to move the page (not the window) about on the
> screen as there is in Pagemaker (PM)? In PM I can hold down the Alt key and
> use the mouse to move the page in any direction and by any distance. The
> page moves but the application window stays in its original position. I
> find that very useful and use it all the time, especially at higher zoom
> magnification. In PM jargon, the page is moved about on the pasteboard.
> Please don't feel I am trying to turn Scribus into PM but I have used PM
> for 10 years and naturally begin to feel (quite wrongly of course) that all
> DTP software must work the same way! The trouble is that when you come to
> Scribus (or any other application) as a newbie you tend to find all the
> things that you think are missing first, and only get to the exciting new
> things later.
> Peter

If you are using 1.3.3, control-right button drag will pan for you.


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