[scribus] Wrapping text around picture behind text

Peter Palmreuther pitpalme+scribus at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 08:05:15 CEST 2010

On 08/31/2010 01:50 AM, David Christian Berg wrote:
> 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.

Have you tried putting the image on top of the text, but using a contour line
for the shape for wrapping/text-flow? That should be what you want, as you can
this way define what parts of the image let the text flow around and which don't.


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