[Scribus] Handling of frame strokes

Franz Schmid Franz.Schmid
Thu May 31 19:07:44 CEST 2007

avox schrieb:
> Jeff Lasman wrote:
>> On Tuesday 29 May 2007 02:17 pm, Magyar B?lint wrote:
>>> Frank Cox wrote:
>>>> I think that putting the line inside of the defined frame
>>>> would indeed make it easier.
>>> How about making it an option instead?
>> Personally that makes no sense.  If you want a box of 50mmX50mm you 
>> really want the frame inside.  Ask any carpenter.  
> Uh, carpenting...
>> Which is why the 
>> other programs (in my case PM) does it that way.
> In our case there is at least one very good reason to make it an option:
> existing Scribus documents. We can make it the default for new textframes,
> but when loading legacy objects there has to be a way to achieve the old
> behaviour.
> Also I'm not 100% sure if people wouldn't want the old behaviour, especially
> for thin lines, or even lines totally outside of the frame...
> /Andreas
As far as i know Adobe's Indesign has 3 Options here,
a) on the Frame as Scribus currently does.
b) on the inside of the Frame
c) on the outer side of the Frame

Franz Schmid

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