[scribus] Newbie: how to draw borders around objects

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun May 2 19:20:25 CEST 2010

On 05/02/2010 12:21 PM, video at deckertelecom.net wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using scribus on Windows XP. I've successfully created images
> frames, text boxes and shapes. I can draw a solid line around a shape by
> using Properties, Line, and selecting a line style and width, but I
> can't seem to do this for text and images - the Line properties seem
> seem to be ignored. Thanks in advance,

By default (which you can change in File > Preferences > Tools) text and 
image frames have the color "None" for the line (= border for a frame).
Go to the Color tab and change to Black or whatever color you like, and 
you're in business. Then your setttings in the Line tab will show up.


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