[scribus] Fit photograph to frame

Christian Mandel c.mandel at gmx.net
Wed Nov 25 08:50:03 UTC 2015

Am 24.11.2015 um 11:53 schrieb J. F. Lemaire:
> On 24 November 2015 at 10:52, Christian Mandel <c.mandel at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Am 23.11.2015 um 18:44 schrieb Gregory Pittman:
>>> You can change the setting in Preferences so that images are normally
>>> loaded to be adjusted to frame size (this is under the Tools tab).
>> But there is as well no option to fill the frame while keeping the aspect
>> ratio. What did I misunderstand here?
> Nothing, there is indeed no option to completely fill the frame of an
> image. You either need to type the values in the Properties Palette or
> do it the way I do it most of the time: set "to frame size" and
> "proportional" in the PP, resize the frame along with the image to the
> needed size, then switch to "free scaling" and resize the frame only.
> Not ideal but it works. Hope this helps. Cheers,

Thanks, JFL,

I guess I will either stick with copying the values in the PP as you 
suggest and as I described in another post in detail or use the script 
that Greg offered, which more or less resembles your method.

Thanks & best regards


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