[Scribus] Photo Album

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Dec 28 00:32:07 CET 2006

On Wednesday 27 December 2006 23:56, Roger wrote:
> Is there any way to create a table of image frames?
> ----Dont bother !
> I'd like to create something like a photograph album with 2x5 pictures on
> a page. Can someone suggest a straightfoward way of setting this up?
> ----
> Simply place empty image boxes on the page or pages,
> size the boxes to 2x5 in the properties pallet
> put a thin (0.5 or 1.0 px max) line border around them so you can view them
> on the page.
> Properties Pallet is your friend and saviour, use it for accuarely
> positioning all boxes. x and y co ords are your next best friend for
> absolute positioning on a page.
> If you want, insert some low resolution b&w images of the photos you want
> to use to get the  look and feel of the page/s
> Use the baseline grid and a few vertical guidelines, you can set these up
> to suit in  Preferences
> Insert appropriate text boxes if you want text accompanying the images.
> All up about 10 minutes.
> Then right click to get the dialog, use <Contents>< Clear> to clear each
> image boxe  and insert the images you want to use.
> About an hour all up, jobs done.
> Roger

I'd think Align and Distribute would fit the bill much better. You can 
distribute inbetween space and align as required very easily.


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