[Scribus] Vertical alignment of text in frame

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Sun Jul 1 00:36:09 CEST 2007

Am Sonntag, 1. Juli 2007 00:28 schrieb John Jason Jordan:
> I'm just starting with Scribus, version on Ubuntu Feisty amd64.
> For my first serious project I am doing a book cover. I need to place a
> text frame, rotated, in the spine area. The page width is 12 inches and
> the spine will be 1/2 inch, so I set guides at 5.75 inches and 6.25
> inches. I created a frame, typed the title into the frame, then rotated
> it 270 degrees. I dragged it in between the guides, then used the mouse
> to drag the width (originally height) of the frame so it is now 1/2
> inch, fitting neatly between the guides.
> So far, so good. But I need the text centered vertically in the frame.
> I could kludge it by setting the inside margins for the frame,
> experimenting until I got it close enough. But it sure would be a lot
> faster, simpler, and more accurate if I could just set the properties
> for the frame to "vertically centered text." I poked all over Scribus
> and I looked through the wiki, but I can't find this feature. Does it
> exist? If so, where'd y'all hide it?

It doesn't exist, but it's on the roadmap:




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