[Scribus] Text frame border from clipart

Michael Koren kung42o
Mon Apr 2 23:20:17 CEST 2007

Owen Cook wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Mar 2007 10:03:04 -0700 (PDT)
> martal <martin at tigh-design.co.uk> wrote:
>> I took the svg from openclipart and imported it, putting it exactly at
>> the
>> top left of the container frame.
>> Then, Item | Multiple Duplicate. If I hadn't found that, it would have
>> been
>> very tricky. I used a calculator to get the number of times to duplicate,
>> offset by height/width of the image.
>> Then an inner text frame, dimensions calculated similarly. Inserted the
>> first text frame for the header and called it a day.
>> Is there any way you would do this quicker and more efficiently?
> Probably not for a one off. If you had to do it many a time, then you
> would look at scripting. For a start, look at 
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Category:Scripts_&_Plugins#Beginners_Scripts 

This is another use case I can keep in mind for my dynamic layout summer of
code project. :)


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