[scribus] Number text lines

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Aug 17 16:39:29 CEST 2010


> The quick answer is no, at least not in an automatic way, considering 
> word-wrap.
> BUT, in Scribus there is always a way...!
> Suggestion:
> 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 your lines have a uniform line spacing it should be easy to write a
standard script doing it for you... it may even create the frame for
you and you may let it run over several text frames.

if the line spacing is variable (or if the are floating images
in between it won't be easy to do...


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