[scribus-dev] [Scribus 0010673]: Select on multiple layer

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sun May 27 20:18:38 UTC 2012

On 05/27/2012 03:49 PM, Cedric Gémy wrote:
> Lo
>     in vienna we have discussed the way the selection on multiple layers
>     works and we found it too complicated too use.
>     our proposal is to just add a preference to say if the user wants
>     to be
>     able to select items across the layers and then, allow the selections:
>     - on the current layer
>     - on all non locked layers
>     enabling the selection for each layer seems to be too complicated
>     to use and we think that a general switch should be enough.
> IMO not that's too complicated, just that you sometimes need to spread 
> "linked" objects among and that the need to move them together is 
> here. Some examples :
> - you have a link adress http of email and had created a PDF link over 
> it (on a new layer). If you move the text frame, you'd like to move 
> the link with it
> - you have pictures on a  layer and text on another (practical to 
> manage sources and display, or manage same ressources for several 
> language document where you would make one layer / lang. You would 
> like to move them together too
With the outline dialog you can do this...

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