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MacOS / Problems booting scribus 1.4.8...
Last post by André - November 25, 2023, 11:30:41 PM

I'm from Austria, so pls. excuse my English.

I installed Scribus 1.4.8 on a mini some time ago, used it a bit, but not much. I switched to a Mac mini intel 3,2GHz i7 using the  OS migration tool, all programs worked fine. But for Scribus. When I start Scribus now, it takes over ten minutes to boot and does not respond to inpute.
I thought, OK, I should be able to run Scribus 1.5.8, but OS refuses to boot it, saying I should be 10.15, not 10.14
Deleted the folder, downloaded 1.4.8 from the website, reinstalled it - same effect.

When it boots up, it seems normal speed until it comes to "loading color profiles". I have no color profiles installd, to my knowledge

Does anybody know what went wrong and help me pls?
Scripts and Plugins / Scribus 1.7.0.svn New Scriptin...
Last post by Darkoni - November 25, 2023, 10:04:43 PM

I have made a compilation of my own script functions that I needed for Scribus.

The functions are:

* guidesLock
* guidesSnap
* textFrameChainShow
* unlinkTextFrameAndCutText
* selectObjectAlone
* placeSVGname
* placeSVGnameFromString
* insertHtmlFromString
* getDocumentationIndex
* getDocumentation

More on GitLab:

Darko Nikolić  8)
Beginner Talk / Re: Image frames with borders ...
Last post by AdmFubar - November 25, 2023, 06:37:30 PM
A quick and dirty solution for this is to add a border/frame/stroke to the image and make it transparent. You will loose a few pixels of the image from how scribus adds border to an image but this might be acceptable.
Beginner Talk / Re: Image frames with borders ...
Last post by Erik96 - November 25, 2023, 10:32:33 AM
Hello utnik,
thx a lot, great. It works perfectly.
Have a great day
Beginner Talk / Re: Image frames with borders ...
Last post by utnik - November 25, 2023, 07:49:12 AM
hi erik

go to 'properties' (f2)→ 'shape' → 'text flow'. select 'text flow around contour line'. then click on 'edit' and check the box 'edit contour line'. now you may either insert a value to increase the size of the contour line on all sides or select the control points direct on your document page (usually in pairs) and move them with the arrow keys (maybe with 'shift' or 'ctrl' as modifiers) or move them manually or select one point at a time and modify the x and y coordinates in the nodes editor...

Beginner Talk / Re: Image frames with borders ...
Last post by PatJr - November 25, 2023, 01:56:35 AM
Did you try the Properties (F2) under shape and select the 2nd option for the Text flow? You also edit the image frame boundary box.
Or try the Content Properties (F3) and then fiddle with the image scale, position, and frame size to get a padding that works. Is that what you are looking for?
Beginner Talk / Image frames with borders and ...
Last post by Erik96 - November 24, 2023, 11:43:58 PM
Dear All,
I searched in the issues of this forum, but I did not find anything similar, so I ask this question, even if I am convinced that others might have had the same doubts in the past.
I would like to include in my text images. I have seen that when I create an image frame I can specify that the text flows around the image. But, I do not succeed in leaving a little white space between the image and the text, call it border or whatsoever. I tried with embedding the image frame in a textframe, this work, but I do not know if this is the ideal way of working. I would also need to put captions under the image to describe them (kind: Fig 1: Example of Config File). Yes, I could add under the image frame a text frame and embed the both in the textframe I mentioned before. Again, is this the recommended way of working ?
Thank you very much
Yours, sincerely
Beginner Talk / Re: I do not find image in the...
Last post by Erik96 - November 24, 2023, 09:22:05 AM
great, thx a lot.
Beginner Talk / Re: I do not find image in the...
Last post by AdmFubar - November 24, 2023, 04:14:22 AM
In the Main menu, select Windows, in the popup menus look for Content Properties. Click the check box next to it, or alternatively, press F3 on the keyboard. ;)
Beginner Talk / I do not find image in the pro...
Last post by Erik96 - November 24, 2023, 12:36:58 AM
I am running Scribus 1.5.8. on Linux. I create an image, put an image into it and adjust the image with image to frame. With the image selected I open properties. I have seen several videos which show an image tab in the properties window which allows to scale the image. I do not find this image tab. Where is it ? Thank you very much.
kindest regards