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

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 2 00:42:11 CEST 2009

On 10/01/2009 05:51 PM, Owen wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Oct 2009 16:35:49 -0400
> Timothy J Massey<tmassey at obscorp.com>  wrote:
>> 1) When you draw a line for the first time, you can use the CTRL key
>> to get it to draw "straight" lines.  However, adjusting a line after
>> it's drawn does not obey the CTRL key anymore:  with CTRL down, you
>> can easily (and frustratingly!) adjust lines with e.g. 1* angle
>> instead of the 0* you really wanted.
> I think (and maybe I am the only one) that you should do rough work
> with the mouse, and fine work with the properties box.
> IE, put a line more or less where you want it and then fine-tune it with
> the properties.
The other thing to consider when you are designing a layout is to try to 
use even values.
Don't make something with a height of 10.5239 units, make it 10.5 or 
10.0 or 11.0 -- then you substantially reduce the work of aligning 
things, making them the same size, and so on.


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