[scribus] Rotated Text Frames

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 30 19:20:59 UTC 2011

On 07/30/2011 01:27 PM, Mike Sleger wrote:
>>> I have a text frame rotated 3.4° with Ruling Script LT Std 2 for the font
>>> (in case that makes a difference) and every single time I click in the frame
>>> to edit text the I-bar appears in the wrong place (different line, different
>>> characters) and requires manual repositioning with the cursor keys.  Normal?
>> I find that anytime I am using an unconventional rotation of a text frame,
>> the editing is much easier done in the Story Editor.  Generally, the text in
>> such unconventional frames is fixed and only needs to be tweaked a bit, to
>> conform to the space allowed or to update the info.  The Story Editor, not
>> being WYSIWYG, is much more precise and easier to work with for me in these
>> instances.
> Except that you cannot tweak kerning in Story Editor.

AFAIK, trying to place the cursor in a rotated frame has always been 
tricky. About the best you can do is to take your best shot, then use 
arrow keys (with Shift to highlight) to get what you want.


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