[scribus] scribus as pasteup device

avox avox at arcor.de
Thu Mar 5 14:27:13 CET 2009

michael crane-2 wrote:
> 2009/3/5 John Beardmore <John at t4sltd.co.uk>:
>> I don't see that there should be any problem doing this with Scribus, and
>> it
>> would be my first choice, but historically you could have been doing it
>> with
>> Pagemaker, InDesign or Quark.
> hi,
> maybe I can't see it ?
> What I used to do was trace the elements I considered fixed in
> position to each other.
> Then I would put my new word or my new image under my trusty Grant
> enlarger :-)
> and turn the handle until it looked good.
> I can't see how to get the equivalent of that with a new text.
> I don't seem to be able to scale it. I have to go into edit
> text/change the size/ update it/see if it looks any better/etc.

Fix positions: group the objects. You can also lock position and/or size of
single objects.

Scaling text: Uhm, then you would get lots of different font sizes on a
page? That doesnt sound so hot.
But AFAIK text is scaled when you hold the Ctrl key while scaling the box.


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