[scribus] book cover spine

Cliffe Connor cliffeconnor at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 15:44:19 UTC 2020

Thank you for getting back to me. I've found the properties palette and the
rotation section. Can you tell me step by step what to do next? I can see
that the text box can be rotated, but when I type into it, it still has the
text going in the wrong direction!

On Fri, Dec 11, 2020 at 8:13 AM Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Greg
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