[scribus] adding colums to an already created page

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Oct 25 17:20:25 CEST 2008

Mike Breiding wrote:
> Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> Mike Breiding wrote:
>>> Actually, I wanted the columns so I could more easily place multiple 
>>> images so they were evenly placed.  But I do not think that is going 
>>> to work.
>>> I took InDesign for a test drive and that seemed to work OK in that 
>>> but I assume there is another way in Scribus.
>> Especially if you want to mix text/images in this way, you might 
>> check out Infobox.py -- a script that comes with Scribus.
> Played with the script some.I have to say it is not immediately 
> apparent to me how to use it for this application.
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Infobox_in_column
> Is there any problem/conflict with using the table tool for this?
> See:http://epicroadtrips.com/scribus/column_tables.jpg
> This was created by making a 3 column table then making one image and 
> text frame. Copy and paste to get three of each across. Select all. 
> Group them.
> Copy group and paste at bottom for second set of image/text frames.
the beauty of Scribus is you have many ways to accomplish the same 
thing. When you start doing anything like this on a large scale, you 
begin to look for helpers and shortcuts.


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