[scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 2, Issue 9
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Mon May 5 17:33:52 CEST 2008
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2. Re: Editing Text in Text Box (John Beardmore)
> 3. Re: Editing Text in Text Box (Craig Ringer)
> Could you briefly explain what you are talking about here?
>:) I thought I had. What specifically didn't you understand ?
I just find the ergonomics a bit clunky because response
> isn't rapid, and mouse click events in particular sometimes seem to be
> missed. I suspect I spend a significant proportion of my time waiting
> to see if the highlighting of mouse click I made had the effect desired.
Craig Ringer writes:
>Performance degrades non-linearly with the amount of text in a linked
>series of text frames and with how many text frames are involved. It's
>quite usable initially, but gets seriously slow once you have too much
>text. How much "too much" is varies depending on how fast your machine
>is, the Scribus version you are using, etc.
I think that this answers my question. Right now my file size is quite
small, and likely this is the reason I'm not having any problem with editing
text. Neither do I anticipate having large files, for now, as the
structure/design of my 'newsletter' won't require it. But I'll keep an eye
on it as things develop. Thanks to all for the responses.
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