[scribus] Master Page - cannot add any text

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Fri Aug 19 18:54:32 UTC 2011

hi barry,

> I have named and created a master page with two text frames.
> I have created a new document, applied the master page I created and 
> saved the document.
> The new document has the frames from the master page I created, but I 
> can't edit the document.
> The Get Text, Edit Text menu does not appear. Instead, when I right 
> click over the document, because I cannot select a frame, I'm 
> apparently not able to get the relevant text menu items, and instead 
> I get a menu that begins with "Paste File" which apparently expects 
> that I 'want' to add some type of graphic, but these are text frames.
> So, I can't select a frame and add text.
> What am I not understanding about applying a master page and then 
> working with a new document saved with that master page?

text frames from the master pages are not editable in the the page.

use the scrapbook (and place to page and/or guides) to place text frames on multiple pages (you can also duplicate them on multiple pages iirc)


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