[scribus] Problems With Text Box

J K kramer.newsreader at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 02:07:42 CET 2010

Thanks!  I appreciate the fast help.

BTW, I am really appreciating the control that Scribus gives.  My documents
look much more professional than what I can do with a word processor.

On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Gregory Pittman <gregp_ky at yahoo.com> wrote:

>>> First let me apologize if this is a duplicate email.  I sent this message
>>> to
>>> the group and it was held for moderation, but I need help rather quickly
>>> (or
>>> I need to abandon Scribus for some other layout system), so I signed up
>>> for
>>> the group in order to bypass moderation.
>>> I apologize if this is a stupid question, but I am having trouble, I
>>> looked
>>> through the documentation, and I can't find an answer.
>>> BTW, I am using Scribus on Windows XP.
>>> There are two problems.
>>> First, I cannot change the text color.  I right click on 'properties' and
>>> click the 'text' tab.  There are two color options, one with a paint
>>> bucket
>>> next to it nd one with a pen which is writing next to it.  I assume that
>>> the
>>> pen writing is what will change the text color, correct?  But it is
>>> grayed
>>> out and I cannot change it.
> First of all, don't go to the Color tab. This is for the background and
> border of the frame.
> The color selector for text is in the Text tab of Properties. For the body
> of the glyph, it's the fill icon labeled selector. The pen is for the
> outline and any shadow that might be selected, so if you haven't selected
> either, that's why it's grayed out.
> Greg
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