[Scribus] blank entry in combo box ?

Franz Schmid Franz.Schmid
Fri Aug 27 13:22:24 CEST 2004

Paraplegic Racehorse schrieb:
> I've been trying to generate a PDF form with a series of combo boxes 
> listing each of my taxicabs. In some cases, I will want nothing to 
> appear in the printed result. How do I create a blank entry in a combo 
> box? I've tried using a blank line (apparently ignored), 0% opaque text 
> (100% transparent - Scribus crash), and non-printing characters (tabs, 
> spaces, etc. - Scribus crash). In each case of a Scribus crash, it has 
> crashed when I tell Story Editor to update and close.
> I'm using 1.2RC1 on SuSE 9.1
> Any suggestions?
> This would be much easier if I could set up a data-source (delimited 
> text file would be fine) because when it comes time to change the form 
> (by adding or subtracting vehicles, for instance), I will have to 
> manually edit each individual combo-box; a not terribly pleasant task.
Can't confirm these crashes with current CVS. If you want to have an
empty line in a PDF-Combobox just enter 2 spaces for that value.

If you want that an PDF-Field non printing go to the PDF-Annotation
Properties Dialog and set the appearence in the first tab to "Non Printing"

Best Regards,
Franz Schmid

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