[scribus] Glitch with tabs and styles

ale rimoldi ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Nov 29 06:45:45 UTC 2011

hi john
> As previously suggested two identical frames side by side work,
> one ragged right and the other ragged left.

have you tried to created to separated documents and than overlaying
the resulting PDFs to create a tabulated text?

> Another solution is one frame with all information ragged right. Each
> line is a separate paragraph. In the story editor on each line
> highlight the price and shift it to ragged left by clicking on the
> ragged left icon.

there is a right align icon in the properties palette, too... no need
to open the story editor to click on it...

> Finally, TeX has a \ldots tag that takes up all the extra space
> and fills it with dot leaders. The code is:
> Fried Fish\ldots $4.95
> The TeX output could then be imported as a pdf file into your
> Scribus page. 
> None of these require tabs. 

you realize that what you are using in tex are (almost) tabs?

really, people, what you are trying to do is what the tabs were
invented for!
use them!


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