[scribus] page grid asymetry

Rolf-Werner Eilert eilert-sprachen at t-online.de
Thu Jan 26 07:26:36 UTC 2012

Am 25.01.2012 18:35, schrieb ale rimoldi:
> hi rolf
>>>>> Therefore, I want to place pictures of varying sizes and
>>>>> orientations in a regular way.
>>>> that's what a typographic grid is for.
>>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grid_%28page_layout%29
>> In that article, there is a double-line grid. Of the double lines, I
>> understand the meaning of each right line, but what are the left
>> lines good for? Do they only form an optical barrier to make a
>> distance from the last letter of the left column to the first of the
>> right column (which the designer can respect or not)? Or would they
>> have a program function, i. e. for instance wrap the text if it
>> crosses that border?
> the double line (or better the gap between the line) ensures that the
> text does not touch the images... or if you have two text frames next
> to each other (or one on top of the other) you will have a natura column
> gap between them.
>> In practice (i. e. in Scribus :-) ) I would have made two text frames
>> as columns and set the paragraphs within as the styles want it. If I
>> wanted the paragraphs to stay on one horizontal level, I would take
>> care they have the same number of lines with the same styles. Only if
>> that is not possible, I would use another text frame with a new
>> paragraph and set it at the right horizontal position to balance
>> that. And yes, then I would need some horizontal guidance. Or would
>> you consider this amateur-like?
> if you want the line to be aligned to each other, just get them to
> aligned to the baseline grid... it's at the same place where you define
> the line height and can be defined on a per paragraph or per style
> basis.
> the height of the baseline is defined in the document settings.
> (it's color, too. iirc)
> ciao
> a.l.e

Oh yes, the baseline grid... I didn't find where to switch the 
paragraph's style - now you pointed me to it :-) Simply didn't realize 
the small arrow on the icon.



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