[scribus] Text overflow when text frame height reduced

William Kenny kennywilliamm at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 05:29:16 CEST 2009

Thanks Chris, but this does not seem to be the prob. I added letters
ygj and the descender part is quite small and there is loads of space

On 10/8/09, Christoph Schäfer <christoph-schaefer at gmx.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 8. Oktober 2009 04:47:09 schrieb William Kenny:
>> I've inserted a text frame and then added one word of text without a
>> CR. If I reduce frame height to less than about twice the text height,
>> text disappears and I get a text overflow on Preflight Verifier.
> Scribus calculates the height of a line by using the ascender and descender
> height, so even if you don't use a letter with descender (like g, j or y),
> your text will overflow if the frame height is smaller than the maximum
> range
> of the font.
> Christoph
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