Distance between baselines of two consecutive lines.
Set to "true" if you want a carrige return to start a new
line instead of treating it as a space. Defaults to "false".
Set to "true" if you want a carrige return on a single line
to start a new paragraph instead of treating it as a space.
Defaults to "true".
Set to "true" in order to turn hyphenation on. This requires
a dictionary to be set with the parameter "hyphendict". Defaults
Filename of the dictionary used for hyphenation pattern (see
The number of chars which must at least be left over before
or after the hyphen. This implies that only words of at least
two times this value will be hyphenated. The default value is
three. Setting a value of zero will result in the default value.
Set the amount of space in pixel for indenting the first
m lines of a paragraph. m can be set with the value
Set the amount of extra space in pixel between paragraphs.
Defaults to 0 which will result in a normal line distance.
Number of lines from the start of the paragraph which will
be indented. Defaults to 1.
Number of paragraphs in the box whose first lines will
not be indented. This defaults to 0. This is useful for paragraphs
right after a section heading or text being continued in a
second box. In both case one would set this to 1.
Set how lines are to be numbered. Possible values are "box"
for numbering lines in the whole box or "paragraph" to number
lines within each paragraph.
The space for the column left of the numbered line containing
the line number. The
line number will be right justified into this column. Defaults
The space between the column with line numbers and the
line itself. Defaults to 5.
Text is hyphenated if the parameter "hyphenation" is set to true
and a valid hyphenation dictory is set. pslib does not ship its own
hyphenation dictionary but uses one from openoffice, scribus or koffice.
You can find their dictionaries for different languages in one of the
following directories if the software is
/usr/lib/scribus/dicts/, or /usr/lib/openoffice/share/dict/ooo/.
Currently scribus appears to have the most complete hyphenation
Number of charactes that could not be written. This function will
also set the value "boxheight" to the actual height of the box. This
enables you to put several boxed beneath each other and keep the propper
This manual page was written by Uwe Steinmann <email@example.com>.