[scribus] Selecting Polygons

Margaret and George McIntosh tenbear at myfairpoint.net
Tue Mar 30 17:55:54 CEST 2010

You could also try changing the level of the overlaying layers. Move the unwanted 
shape to a lower level. Item > Level.

On 30 Mar 2010 at 9:34, Mike Sleger wrote:

> Is there an easier way to select polygons within a stack of shapes
> on the same layer?  If I have two overlaying shapes with similar
> extents, I can only click on the top shape.  Other graphics packages
> will cycle through the overlayed shapes with each mouse click.  Is
> there an environment setting in Scribus that I need to modify to
> enable this capability, or can I select a polygon by its name
> somewhere?  I currently need to resort to temporarily moving a shape
> to a different layer (because Scribus will not allow selection of
> shapes that aren't on the "active" layer, regardless of whether the
> layer is locked or not), select the desired shape, make my edits,
> then restore the "higher" shape(s) back to their original layer. 
> There must be an easier way....
> Mike
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