[scribus] Text Wrap Around SVG Group

john Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Mon Aug 29 19:18:07 UTC 2011

On Sun, 28 Aug 2011 22:23:02 -0600
Mike Sleger <chappa-ai at q.com> wrote:

> After doing some research on Google as to why I cannot wrap text in
> my text frame around an imported SVG (short answer is - you can't), I
> naturally have to wonder why not?  If all the polygons in an imported
> SVG are in a group, and that group has a rectangular extent, why can
> it not be used for wrapping text?  Also, why are contour lines not
> available on groups, just frames?  It seems hokey that I should have
> to ungroup the imported SVG (not good when it contains dozens of
> polygons), or superimpose a "dummy" frame over the group, simply for
> wrapping text.  The naive approach would be simply select the group,
> go to the Group tab in PP, and select a text wrap option under Shape
> (if it wasn't grayed out).
> Mike

You can always overlay your svg rectangle with a transparent
rectangle  or graphics frame of similar dimensions. Takes about 
10 seconds. 

John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"

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