[Scribus] Erratic handling of images

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue Nov 16 16:30:17 CET 2004

On Tuesday 16 November 2004 16:16, Sandip Bhattacharya wrote:
> Craig Bradney wrote:
> > On Tuesday 16 November 2004 15:55, Sandip Bhattacharya wrote:
> >> This is happening frequently to me. Sometimes when I click to select a
> >> line art or image etc., apart from selecting, the figure also suddenly
> >> becomes disfigured - as if the width or height was suddenly reduced to a
> >> small value.
> >>
> >>
> >> Is there something I should be doing to prevent this? I use the shape
> >> lock, but this problem sometimes happens inspite of that. Apart from the
> >> fact that to set the lock, I need to select it in the first place. :)
> >>
> >> Before any other undo feature, I would really request to get undos of
> >> shape changes in place.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>   Sandip
> >
> > Put simply, upgrade to CVS, some of the issues you are raising are fixed
> > there. Undo isnt fixed and the changes wont be there for awhile.. wont be
> > in 1.2.x, only in 1.3.
> I have upgraded to v1.2.1cvs, build-id-11, november 2004, downloaded
> yesterday and built into a FC2 RPM. The problem exists there too.
> I am loving every moment using Scribus, and have been designing all my
> office stationary using it. But IMHO, lack of an undo is a real show
> stopper in an editing and a DTP app.

Well.. depends on how you work. I find I can get by producing my magazine 
(28+pages) without coming across too much hassle.

It IS under development, as of about 1 hr ago btw.. "it" being the best 
undo/redo system since sliced bread.

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