[scribus] PDF forms, text boxes within text and baseline alignment

Johannes Graumann johannes_graumann at web.de
Fri Apr 24 16:06:10 CEST 2009

Filed a feature request in the bug-tracker 
(http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=7979). Please add to it, if you have 
further thoughts.


Steven Dayton wrote:

> I wonder if Scribus will get to the point where I wouldn't have to do any
> post form work in Acrobat to tweak fields. Right now it does the best job
> of authoring forms that I have seen in a non-Acrobat environment. And like
> what Johannes said the JavaScript integration is also was impressed me
> right off. I made a simple test form when I first got Scribus just to see
> what would happen and I didn't really didn't have to do any post form
> editing on that simple form. I don't work on very many forms that have
> inline field within text so the rare occasion when one of those comes up
> isn't a real problem for me but I can see what you are all saying. It
> would be nice to have some way to line up fields and contents with more
> precision than eyeballing it.
> Steven
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 12:31 PM, russbucket
> <russbucket at nwi.net> wrote:
>>  On Monday 13 April 2009 04:55:44 am Johannes Graumann wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I have recently started to transfer some of my PDF forms to scribus.
>> > The easy integration of javascript calculations is what won me over.
>> >
>> > One problem remains: when integrating a text box form control into a
>> > paragraph is there an easy way of making the filled in text align to
>> > the same baseline as the paragraph text surrounding it? Doing that by
>> hand/eye
>> > for each text box is a not very satisfying approach ...
>> >
>> > Thanks for any pointers,
>> >
>> > Joh
>> >
>> >
>> >
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>> I have to agree with you on this. That's one of my main complaints with
>> setup
>> all my forms in Scribus. I ones I have made have never lined up.
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