Is there a way in scribus to center text automatically within a text frame?

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I guess you want to center your text vertically.

In the development version 1.5.3, you can set he vertical alignment in the text properties palette, in the "Columns & text distances" sections".

With Scribus 1.4.x (the current stable version) you can use this script:


But, since in most case, you should not overuse centered items, you can also manually tweak the top and bottom distances in the "Columns & text distances" section of the "Properties palette".

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