[Scribus] Re: Item names not being saved (solution found?)

Keith Lancaster klancast
Mon Sep 8 05:45:50 CEST 2003

On Sun, 2003-09-07 at 00:07, Keith Lancaster wrote:
> Apologies if this has been discussed previously.
> I created a page with a number of text frames. After creating the text
> frames, I edited each one to give it a name, i.e., changed "Item1" to
> "problem_text", etc. After saving the file and reopening it, I found
> that the new names had not been saved. They had reverted to the earlier
> "Itemx" names. Is there a fix for this problem, or am I doing something
> incorrectly?

After looking into it a bit, I found the following in page.cpp:

if ((Buffer->AnName != "") && (!drag) && (b->isAnnotation))
		b->AnName = Buffer->AnName;

The name of the item was correctly being saved, but do to the
isAnnotation requirement above, the name was not set for the item when
the page was loaded from the file.

If I simply comment out the isAnnotation section, the code works
correctly. I have just begun looking through the code, so I am not
certain what the real significance of the isAnnotation requirement is,
but removing the check allows the item names to be recalled.


Keith Lancaster <klancast at swbell.net>

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