[Scribus] How to place text in a box

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Mon Mar 24 03:53:20 CET 2008

Am Montag, 24. M?rz 2008 03:28:24 schrieb Chris Bergstresser:
> On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 4:23 PM, Owen <rcook at pcug.org.au> wrote:
> >  One way is to "Insert Shape" (S), and from the properties box, make the
> > colour "None" and in "Line" set the width as required
>    The problem with this--with *all* the suggestions--is that the box
> is then separate from the text.  I'm not trying to place a pull quote
> for an article; these boxes are directly tied to the text on either
> side.
>    Ideally, I'd like a paragraph style (or something similar) that
> drew a box around the styled text, and allowed me to specify a title.
> Maybe allowed me to set a background shade.  It needs to do something
> like:
> Try entering the
> following code
> yourself:
> -- Code A ---------------
> | print "Hello World" |
> | goto 1                   |
> ------------------------------
> Now that you've got
> an infinite loop, let's
> talk about CTRL-C.
>    There are enough of these that manually moving all the boxes
> anytime I need to change the text is impractical.  Is there any way to
> do this in Scribus?  Is this kind of support planned? 


> It seems like a 
> pretty basic typesetting function.

No, it isn't ;)



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