[scribus] Making a wide border

Margaret and George McIntosh tenbear at myfairpoint.net
Sun Jul 24 02:50:02 UTC 2011

On 23 Jul 2011 at 22:10, John Ghormley KJ4UFG wrote:

> I want to make a border around a text frame that is 4 points wide. 
> I cannot
> seem to do it.
> After selecting the frame, I go to the Properties Palette and select
> Line.
> Now here is where the problem begins.  If I select No Style I can
> set a
> value of the Line Width.  But, there is NO LINE as I would expect. 
> However,
> if I select Line 1pt, I get exactly that -- a 1 point border and
> cannot
> change the Line Width.  How do I get a wider border to appear?

When I want to enclose a text frame in a border I draw a rectangle (Insert Shape), set 
the color to none and make the line width whatever I want. Makes it easy to place the 
text inside the border where I want it.


More information about the scribus mailing list