[Scribus] Strange behavior of an image frame

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Tue Aug 29 02:32:06 CEST 2006

Axel Bojer wrote:
> Help!
> I am using the 1.3.3-version of Scribus, compiled from source the other 
> day :-)
> I tried to import an image in Scribus into an image frame. So far so 
> well. But then I wanted a bit space around it, and no matter what I do I 
> cant find a good way to do this. The Properties box shows a tab named 
> Form, wich seems to be able to do what I want, but almost everything 
> there is grayed out. (What is not, is the possibility to change the form 
> and to flow the text around it, either around the form or around the 
> frame, and this works somehow - see screenshot below).
> The problem with this is, that the distance given as a standard (0.353 
> mm) in the ?Form? tab of the properties box seems only to be applied on 
> the right hand side, and not on the left. This makes it tedious to 
> overcome the problem :-(
> Screenshot:
>      http://developer.skulelinux.no/~axelb/scribus-frozen-image-frame.png
Check this:
You can make the contour line any shape you want.
> I also tried the script from here:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Making_an_Empty_Space_Around_an_Image_Frame
> but it gives me an unchangeble distance of 0.353 mm on the right hand 
> side too, and still not any possibility to change the flow distance :-/
The script is more or less an example. You would need to change the 
script to have it perform differently.
You should be able to accomplish anything you need with the Contour Line.


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