[scribus] render frame

Ron Carter rrcwlc at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 18:33:18 CET 2011

 Much obliged.  R.

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 12:33 PM, John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 10 March 2011 11:58:50 Ron Carter wrote:
>> What is a render frame?
>> Is there any documentation on Story Editor for 1.3.9?
> A render frame is a way to go outside of Scribus and use another
> program, such as LaTeX or Gimp, to create the content of the frame.
> The Story editor for 1.3.9 works about the same as the manual says but
> you can no longer create styles on the fly from inside the Story
> Editor. This feature caused problems on some types of computers so the
> direct access to the style editor from the story editor is no longer
> available. You have to open up the style editor from the Edit drop
> down menu on the main header bar. I regret that this convenience
> feature was removed but then I am not doing the work on updating the
> program.
> The top bar in the story editor has changed somewhat but all the
> features are there. The little vertical bars with chevrons on them are
> really dropdown menus.  I suggest you check on each one in turn and
> see waht features have been hidden behind each little bar.  Again I
> miss having the green check mark displayed on the top bar of the story
> editor but you can get to it by clicking on the first set of chevrons.
> It's just an added step as you are editing the text frame contents. I
> don't know the rationale for putting it as an item on another menu.
> The Official Manual, the online manual and the wiki are all good
> guides.  There is also the Scribus 1.3.5 Beginners Guide written by
> one of the developers, Cedric Gemy. I use all of them as needed to
> find answers to questions.
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