[scribus] book cover spine

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Fri Dec 11 14:12:31 UTC 2020

On 12/11/20 8:55 AM, Cliffe Connor wrote:
> Good Morning,
> I am creating a book cover in Scribus for a Lulu publication. I am using
> the template from Lulu and have been able to insert the back cover art and
> the front cover art into the template with Scribus. But I can't figure out
> how to get the spine text going the right way. How do I get the text to go
> down the spine instead of horizontally across the spine? So far, I have
> just tried "inserting a text box" into the spine, but can't figure out
> where to go to change the direction of the text. Any help would be greatly
> appreciated. The more specific, the better! I'm not very technologically
> savvy, so most of these things aren't automatic for me.
> Thank you very much for your help.

Hi Cliffe,

Use the Properties palette to rotate the text frame 90 degrees in the direction you want.


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