[Scribus] Table rows and columns

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Mon May 22 18:43:41 CEST 2006

Am Montag, 22. Mai 2006 04:00 schrieb hovergo at net-tech.com.au:
> Tables in Scribus, there's no way to accurately alter and set column
> > widths and row heights that I can find.
> It's a bit tricky, but it can be done. Choose a table item, then use the
> properties palette (X, Y, Z) to change width and heigth. Row and coloumn
> will be adjusted accurately.
> Tried that but the properties adjusts x and y position and total table
> width , I can't find individual column and row settings

You can't. They don't exist (yet). Currently, Scribus tables are just 
connected text frames. But selecting  and changing a _single_ frame in the 
table will adjust column widht and heigth.

> I need 7 columns 
> 6mm, 6mm, 2mm. 60mm, 20mm, 28mm, 25mm and need to sometimes adjust the 60mm
> to 70 mm and reduce the last 3 accordingly. Rrows should be 5mm, 8mm, or
> 12mm of 8 point Bitstream charter text  in one 2 or 3 lines of info  the
> additional lines  varies month to month.
> Its probably not worth altering scribus for this one instancebut i would be
> keeno if I could put the Oo tables direct into the scribus page, I'll
> experiemnt more on this. 

Please have a look here:


The description is still valid for 1.3x since the table feature hasn't 
undergone any changes yet.

> Just a thought, its probably been discussed 
> previously, but would it be possible to have Oo as the text editor ans it
> automatically updates scribus while we work, it could save a bit f
> fiddling, dunno just a thought.

We already had lots of discussions on the issue. Please search the archives 
for "collaboration".

> Thanks for all you do, it's very much 
> appreciated. thanks
> Roger



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