[scribus-dev] Autoquote not working in 1.5.1 but works in 1.5.0

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Nov 7 14:53:31 UTC 2015

On 11/07/2015 09:26 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 11/05/2015 04:57 PM, John Culleton wrote:
>> It hangs up on the last window titled "Finished".
>> Can't kill window or save file. Have to kill the
>> console session. Using Slackware 1.4.0 and
>> Scribus 1.5.1 revision 20532.
> What I see so far is that for me, Autoquote doesn't work in 1.5.1svn or
> 1.5.0, though it works in 1.4.6svn, where there is also Autoquote2.
> I tried using the Autoquote and Autoquote2 from 1.4.6svn in 1.5.1svn,
> but these don't work either. Obviously something is changed in the way
> 1.5.x handles some command late in the scripts -- will see what I can
> figure out. I expect it should be fixable.

Ok, here is what I learned. For whatever reason, there are no longer and
numerical associations with the constants for icons and buttons.

So for example, the original Autoquote script used "icon = 0" as a
messagebox option, instead you have to use "icon = scribus.ICON_NONE".
Similarly, "button1 = scribus.BUTTON_OK".

I will commit the corrected version.

Unless anyone has objections, I will also add Autoquote2 which has some


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