[scribus] Text Frame with one line

Rolf-Werner Eilert eilert-sprachen at t-online.de
Fri May 3 10:44:46 UTC 2013

Am 02.05.2013 22:55, schrieb Gregory Pittman:
> On 05/02/2013 12:27 PM, John Jason Jordan wrote:
>> On Thu, 02 May 2013 17:52:02 +0200
>> Rolf-Werner Eilert <eilert-sprachen at t-online.de> dijo:
>>>  From an older Scribus version, I found a document which has text
>>> frames with a single line at top. It's an application form, the
>>> frames look like
>>> ----------------------
>>> Name
>>> and so on. I cannot find any way to produce such a thing in Scribus
>>> now, could you imagine how I made these once?
>> I can't comment on how your lines might have been created, but I can
>> offer my personal way of creating lines in forms.
>> I create a 1/2 point straight horizontal line of, say, a couple
>> centimeters. I cut it to the clipboard. Then I insert my cursor in the
>> text where I want the line and paste it in. And finally, I select just
>> the line and use the properties palette to adjust its width. With the
>> paragraph justified I can tweak the length of the line(s) so that the
>> text on the same line are not spaced out too much and everything fits
>> properly.
> In case it's not clear, what Jason talking about is inline graphics,
> where you can paste a graphical element into the body of some text in a
> text frame.
> As he says, you select your graphic, in this case a horizontal line,
> copy it (Ctrl+C, for example), then in Edit Contents mode in a text
> frame, paste (Ctrl+V).
> Greg

Yes, thank you. I understood what was meant here. And I vaguely remember 
that you have pointed me to this possibility couple of times in other 

But it's good to be remembered from time to time... :-)


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