[Scribus] Vertical alignment of text in frame

jon info
Sun Jul 1 13:06:51 CEST 2007

Am 01.07.2007 um 00:28 schrieb John Jason Jordan:

> I'm just starting with Scribus, version on Ubuntu Feisty  
> amd64.
> For my first serious project I am doing a book cover. I need to  
> place a
> text frame, rotated, in the spine area. The page width is 12 inches  
> and
> the spine will be 1/2 inch, so I set guides at 5.75 inches and 6.25
> inches. I created a frame, typed the title into the frame, then  
> rotated
> it 270 degrees. I dragged it in between the guides, then used the  
> mouse
> to drag the width (originally height) of the frame so it is now 1/2
> inch, fitting neatly between the guides.
> So far, so good. But I need the text centered vertically in the frame.
> I could kludge it by setting the inside margins for the frame,
> experimenting until I got it close enough. But it sure would be a lot
> faster, simpler, and more accurate if I could just set the properties
> for the frame to "vertically centered text." I poked all over Scribus
> and I looked through the wiki, but I can't find this feature. Does it
> exist? If so, where'd y'all hide it?

As far as I understand, as you rotated the frame 90 degrees, you need
horizontical alignment to align your text vertical?

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