[scribus] Rotate image within frame

Antonio Roberts antonio at hellocatfood.com
Thu Apr 4 20:12:19 UTC 2013

I think I'll just opt for saving the image to a psd/xcf and rotating
it within that.

As developers read this, do you think this should be a feature request
or is it not within the scope of the Scribus project?

On 4 April 2013 13:03, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> On 04/04/2013 02:15 AM, Rolf-Werner Eilert wrote:
>>> I want the text to flow around a rectangular frame, but the image
>>> inside to be rotated by 15 degrees. If I rotate the frame then the
>>> text flow will be different.
>> The problem is that when rotating the image against its frame, it would
>> be clipped. If that is not wished, you would have to "magnify" the image
>> so the clipped edges remain invisible (like e. g. Darktable does it).
>> Maybe this is way too advanced to integrate into a DTP program and the
>> programmers thought it should remain a feature of specialised programs.
> I would think that if you were rotating a rectangular image inside a
> rectangular frame, you wouldn't be surprised that there is apparent
> "clipping" -- it actually isn't clipping, you're just seeing the
> boundary of the image.
> So just adjust scaling, and position -- keep in mind that Edit Contents
> mode works for image frames too, so that you click-drag the image inside
> the frame.
> Greg
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