[Scribus] Slow text frames?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Aug 20 15:30:42 CEST 2004

Hi Michael

> first, I want to congratulate all of you for this exceptional product, it's 
> really a big leap forward for Free Software on the desktop. We're just 
> evaluating if we switch over from Illustrator and Quark to Inkscape and 
> Scribus for our LinuxTag 2005 promotional material..

cool :) sounds good. 

> Althought I have one question: Scribus seems to be really slow when using 
> large amounts of text, especially when I try to work on it to get certain 
> words or paragraphs in a different font or weight: selecting text or moving 
> the cursor is very slow. Is this a known problem or is it a problem of my 
> installation (Debian Testing on Athlon 1,5GHz), perhaps with the freetype 
> libraries?

could be.. depends what large is and how up to date your CVS version is.
tried using the story editor? 

> I also managed to create a file with the CVS version that crashes the stable 
> and the CVS version on load. If someone wants this file for debugging, please 
> e-mail.

please send to me..

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