[scribus] skewed text frame & text distances
ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sat Nov 26 14:06:20 UTC 2016
> On 11/25/2016 10:45 AM, ale rimoldi wrote:
> > hi vaclav
> >> I am creating a leaflet with skewed text frames -- the verticals
> >> are all rotated by 10°. I would like to flow text into those frames
> >> keeping 5mm clearance on both sides. I tried to set paragraph
> >> leftskip/rightskip, but it seems to be effective relative to the
> >> text area bounding box, not the actual shape on that line; the same
> >> happens with Text/Columns&Text Distances (as suggested in
> >> http://lists.scribus.net/pipermail/scribus/2015-April/051695.html),
> >> where a thin line appears in that distance from the bbox vertical,
> >> again, not skewed.
> >> Is this something expected? For me definitely counter-intuitive.
> >> Is there some workaround? I could move text frame nodes by those
> >> 5mm, but it is a bit tedious in the absence of rotated guides.
> >> Thanks for suggestions, cheers!
> > i can confirm your observation...
> > looks like a bug to me...
> > can you please submit it to the bug tracker?
> > ... at the end, yes, creating text frames of the correct size seems
> > to be the simplest solution...
> It might be more of a feature request than a bug. For example, if you
> took a star shape or circle and converted to a text frame, you
> wouldn't necessarily expect star-shaped or circular Text Distances.
euh, i would...
i don't see in what context, calculating the distance from the bounding
box could be useful...
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