[scribus] Vertical align of text / aligning text with horizontal lines

Timothy J Massey tmassey at obscorp.com
Thu Oct 1 17:03:19 CEST 2009

scribus-bounces at lists.scribus.net wrote on 09/30/2009 09:51:53 PM:

> I'm not sure if this is what we are talking about but I tried an 
> by drawing a hairline and copying it to the clipboard.

> the pasted line which is now an inline graphic will travel with the text 
> if I want to change the leading of the lines of text then lines change 
> along with the text since the pasted line sits on the baseline (or 
mostly it
> does).

Eureka!  This is *exactly* what I was looking for!

> The only screwy thing that happens is the pasted line sits a hair above 
> baseline and even though it can be selected like a character baseline
> shifting has no affect on it. If I wanted to lower the line just a hair 
> have to set the baseline shift of the other actual characters in the 
line up
> by 4-6 %.

Which is *no* problem at all.

Thank you very much.  That is *exactly* what I was looking for!

Tim Massey

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