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

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Nov 7 15:51:57 UTC 2015

On 11/07/2015 10:12 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 11/07/2015 09:53 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> 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
>> enhancements.
> The other interesting thing I found was that even though Autoquote2.py
> doesn't show up in 1.5.1svn after building, it actually is in the svn
> download. When I went to save the corrected version, KWrite told me that
> there was a flaw in the file in that it did not end with a newline
> character, so we'll see if that allows it to show up now.

No, that wasn't it -- must be in cmake lists somewhere. I'll find it.


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