[scribus] Image to frame "spacing"

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Wed Jan 25 20:26:50 UTC 2017

On 01/25/2017 02:58 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
>>> You can do this by adjusting the scaling, but there are no measurements
>>> to help you -- you just "eyeball it".
>> Hi, Greg,
>> Sorry for the late reply, other life activities took priority.  LOL
>> Scaling did what I was looking for, and I got things more or less
>> centered.  <G>
>> It would be nice if, in a future version of Scrbus, the ability to
>> automatically center the newly scaled image vertically and horizontally
>> in the frame would be convenient.  Along with next to each edge of the
>> frame.
> Here is something that might help a bit. On the wiki there is a script
> that will place guides at the borders of a frame or object:
> https://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Making_Guides_at_an_Object%27s_Borders
> Here is a modification that will create borders inside the borders of a
> frame, to create a space 80% of the original dimensions.

I've added to the wiki page another version, which allows you to choose
the percentage reduction from a dialog.
An example of usage is on the page.



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