[Scribus] Commandline starting

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Feb 16 09:22:37 CET 2007

> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] Commandline starting
> From: Rolf-Werner Eilert <eilert-sprachen at t-online.de>
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Date: 16-02-2007 8:35
> Gregory Pittman schrieb:
> > Gregory Pittman wrote:
> >> The trick, as you can see, is that the value also includes the space 
> >> between pages, which seems to be 40 pts for the file I'm looking at.
> >>
> >> So to move something by editing the file one page down, you would have 
> >> to add the length of a page (in points) + 40 to place it in the same 
> >> relative Y position on the next page.
> >>   
> > Perhaps to be more correct, the space between pages here is the "Scratch

> > space" you see in File > Preferences > Display and is therefore
> > You can also see this in the <PAGE.....> blocks, where PAGEYPOS shows 
> > the YPOS value for the top edge of each page.
> > 
> > Greg
> Ok, Gregory, thanks for that! This is really a surprise, for I found an 
> item "OwnPage" or so which seemed to (but failed to) do right this. :-)

This change was made early on in 1.3.0 to allow page objects to cross
multiple pages. OwnPage is basically the "start" page for the origin of the
item. Changing OwnPage wont move an item, its just a reference. There are
functions to recalculate OwnPage based on XPO/YPOS.


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