[scribus] Check the size of a text box on Scribus

Maumau maumaujf at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 19:45:02 CET 2009

I thought about this possibility. But because of the variation in the result
I left.

Frankllim Bonfim

2009/11/11 a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch>

> buonasera,
> > Does anyone know if there are native Scribus the option to check the
> > size of a text box? To see how many characters can be entered.
> > If there is someone know a script that selected text box, he can tell
> > me how many characters I can insert this text box?
> you can try to write a script which fills a frame with random chars until
> it's full... or fills it with lorem ipsum and deletes what does not fit...
> the problem is, that depending on the character you insert (i is most of
> the time thinner than m), the hyphenation or the word length, and the number
> of line breaks you will have big variations in the numbers...
> but, maybe, somebody comes up with a good idea for it...
> have fun
> a.l.e
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Frankllim Bonfim

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