[scribus] Number text lines

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 17 14:58:41 CEST 2010

On 08/17/2010 07:08 AM, Pierre Graber wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to number all lines in a text frame?

The quick answer is no, at least not in an automatic way, considering 

BUT, in Scribus there is always a way...!

Make a copy of your text frame, keeping the same Y-Pos, but shifting 
X-Pos to left or right. Delete the contents if necessary, then using the 
same linespacing, make your column of line numbering. Adjust the size 
and positioning of the 2 frames as desired. This is also a situation 
where align to baseline grid could be useful.

If you were doing this repeatedly, it could probably be scripted, or at 
least you could have a ready-made frame with numbering saved in the 


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