[scribus] Fit photograph to frame

Christian Mandel c.mandel at gmx.net
Wed Nov 25 09:38:11 UTC 2015

Am 25.11.2015 um 10:04 schrieb ale rimoldi:
> hey
>> 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.
> in my experience, joining the chain (for the free scale) does the right
> thing, so you don't need to copy paste the values.
> if it is not correct in every case, i guess that the code could easily
> be changed in a way that always (for this use case) does the right thing.
> except if a different behavior is to be expected for other use cases...
> no idea...
> if the chain works then the workflow is:
> - load image
> - autofit
> - non proportional
> - free scale
> - chain
> if the frame is by default (from the configuration, by copy pasting, or
> from the scrapbook) already defined as fitting non proportionally, this
> seems to be an efficient enough workflow... the problem being that it is
> a bit hard to discover...
> question from my side: does chaining the free scale always do the right
> thing?

Unfortunately it does not, at least if the image has a higher y scale 
percentage when filling the frame (this is the test case I have), 
clicking the chain resets to the original scaling. But it is true, this 
would be an efficient enough workflow.

Thanks and best regards


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