[scribus] Any suggestions how to make circular scale (as clock has)?

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 19 16:53:53 UTC 2011

On 07/19/2011 12:12 PM, Louis Desjardins wrote:
> 2011/7/19 Ondřej Němeček<ondrej.nemecek at gmail.com>
>> Hi to all,
>> I need to create circular (radial) scale as you can see at clock etc.
>> This scale should have cca 365 segments (as days in year). Do anybody
>> have some suggestions to do it easy in Scribus?
>> Any ideas are welcome.
> I never done it but I would quickly suggest 2 ways to achieve that (at
> least, this is where I would start).
> 1. Use the Multiple-Duplicate dialog.
> 2. Use the Put Text on a Path technique. (Create path, create text and join
> both)

These are excellent suggestions from Louis, and either one will very 
nicely create what you're looking for. The main thing to consider is 
that you are suggesting segments which are <1° each, so I hope your 
design can cope with that.


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