[scribus] Wrapping text around picture behind text

David Christian Berg david at sipsolutions.net
Tue Aug 31 02:41:10 CEST 2010

So in 1.3.8 the text will flow around the image, even if the text is above the image? That would be good news :-)

On 31 Aug 2010, at 2:31 , Margaret and George McIntosh wrote:

>> On Aug 30, 2010, at 5:50 PM, David Christian Berg wrote:
>>> Hey everybody!
>>> I'm playing around with Scribus right now, checking it out again
>> after a long time. I must say it has very much matured and seems to
>> be quite usable for advanced desktop publishing.
>>> However, I'm trying to figure out, how to wrap a text around an
>> image, that is _behind_ the text. That is useful if you e.g. have
>> light shades of grey in an image image that you want the text to be
>> on top of (e.g. a slight shadow), but also a object that you want it
>> to flow around. Whenever I put the Text in front of an image
>> (regardless of it having wrapping set or not) it doesn't wrap.
>>> I'm using Scribus 1.3.7 on a Mac.
>>> Hope somebody can help me out.
>>> Thanks!
>>> David
> I tried this with V1.3.8 on Windows 7. 
> I used an existing image which had text flowing around it.
> I made a text frame in an open space, put some text in it and moved it over the image. 
> It worked fine. 
> George
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