[scribus] Missing Features

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Wed Jun 18 14:17:18 CEST 2008

> I cannot find a way to align objects beyond using guides as a tool for 
> doing it manually.  I cannot see a menu selection for it, and searching 
> Help elicits nothing but how to align text.  I see several comments 
> about a Distribute/Alignment command in your collection, but still not 
> where to go to find it.

Windows - Align and Distribute

> Similarly, I want to draw a straight line, and cannot find that in Help 
> or the menus either.  I mean, for a horizontal line, one that doesn't 
> deviate up or down at all.  Again, your collection holds references to a 
> "straight line tool" that I don't seem to have.

Main tools toolbar or its on the menu too, under Insert. Also you can get
into Line draw mode by pressing L.

> I may have downloaded an older version of Scribus, but it seems like my 
> version should be current -- it's v. dated 12 January 2008, 
> with Build ID: C-x-T-x-A-Windows, using Ghostscript version 8.62.  I'm 
> running Windows XP.

Sounds fine - not old.
> Can someone help?  And I should say, Scribus is getting me (I hope) out 
> of a big jam; I'm very grateful to the community for creating it!

Enjoy :)


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