[scribus] Text flow around a frame
gpittman at iglou.com
Mon Jan 2 15:05:34 UTC 2017
On 01/02/2017 09:17 AM, Ian Whitfield wrote:
> *Hi Ken*
> Am I missing something here!!??
> I use Scribus, (several years now), currently 1.4.6, (because my Linux
> distro will not up-date until a "stable" version is produced!!), and I
> produce a monthly +/- 60 page Journal each month. My publication has
> lots of Text Boxes and Image Boxes in it. To control the Text Box
> margins I go to 'Text' > 'Columns and Text Distances' and this works 100%.
> My big gripe is the Image Boxes - to put a gap in between the Image and
> the Text there seems to be no equivalent like for the Text Box so my
> "work-round" is to put a Text Box on top of the Image Box and re-size it
> to give me the margin I want.
This is actually not true. Look at Working with Frames in the online
manual at the bottom. In the Shape tab, select Text Flow around Frame -
Use Contour Line, then edit the contour line, by clicking Edit in the
Shape tab. There are settings to enlarge the whole contour line by jumps
of percentage or points.
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