[scribus] Symbol ignored for text flow

Václav Šmilauer eu at doxos.eu
Sun Nov 27 14:42:25 UTC 2016

> Playing with the Symbol concept a bit suggests to me that this is meant
> to be a kind of Pattern which you might use for the background or fill
> of some object. So rather than needing to find patterns outside of
> Scribus, you can make your own from various objects. Therefore, by
> itself, it isn't really an "object" in a Scribus sense, but needs to be
> inserted into an object so that this kind of setting is possible.
> To do what you are wanting to do, I think you should put your item in
> the Scrapbook, where you can reuse it as many times as you want, and
> have the Text Flows capability when you need it.
I was looking for something like inkscape's clone, where modifying the 
original will automatically change also all clones, and thought symbols 
were meant for these kind of things. Using scrapbook is a good idea.

Cheers, vaclav

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