[scribus] text frames in Master page cannot be selected in the document page

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Aug 11 13:42:12 UTC 2012

On 08/11/2012 12:52 AM, Jo Evans wrote:
> I have just begun to use Scribus 1.4.1 and have been working through
> the Getting Started tutorial. I have created Feature L and Feature R
> Master pages and created two-column text frames on the main part of
> the page and a header text frame at the top and a text frame with page
> numbers at the bottom.  I then added these pages to my document (2
> left and 2 right pages).
> But when I view the document I am unable to select any of these frames
> in order to add text into them. I can see their grey outline but
> clicking on them does not produce the red selection outline. I've
> tried making different layers active but this has not helped.
The idea behind Master Pages is that this is fixed material, which does 
not vary from page to page where they are used, so you can only edit 
them when in the Edit Master Page mode.

Other material would be added on the regular pages, which show the 
Master Page as a background.


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