[scribus] white borders around inserts.

John Culleton John at wexfordpress.com
Sun Nov 8 14:09:22 UTC 2015

When you create an insert in a page of text it
takes extra steps to create a border of white
space around the insert. A graphic frame is the
easiest. Put the graphic on a layer above the
text. On the same layer as the insert draw a
graphic frame over the insert, slightly
larger than the insert. under the properties of
this frame select a Color>Fill of white. Under
the Shape property select something other than
"Disabled" Then using Item>Level lower this extra
frame one level (not layer but level.)

If the insert is text in nature and has a grey 
background things get more complicated. You need
two spacings, one around the inserted text and
one around the gray background This takes three
items, the text item, a slightly larger item
colored grey and then the white item.

If there is a simpler method I hope someone can
suggest it.
John Culleton
Wexford Press
Book layout, typesetting and Indexing
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