[Scribus] Crashes (auto. text frames, reverse linking)

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue Jan 27 17:45:52 CET 2004

Hi Alex

> On my system (Debian GNU/Linux unstable branch) current 1.1.5cvs Scribus
> seems to hit a couple of roadblocks.
> 1) Scribus crashes if I attempt to copy a page when "automatic text frames"
> option was selected during the creation of a new document. If I create a
> new document, add a text frame, then copy that page, I don't get a
> crash.

Confirmed, but only with Automatic Text Frames on. Otherwise, no crash.

> 2) If I set the Edit-->Preferences-->General-->Document-->Page size to
> "Letter", then the new file dialog pre-selects "Tabloid" instead of
> "Letter". If I don't change that setting, I get the usual "A4". Could
> someone verify that? 

We have had issues with the page sizes. This is on the list, if not
already fixed.

> 3) Another observation. If I select a text frame on one page and link it
> to the one on the next page and then try to link the second frame to the
> first one Scribus goes bonkers and has to be killed. Now, I know I
> "should not do something like that (TM)", but it'd be nice to have a
> buit-in check that would trample such behavior.

I can't replicate this one, with or without Automatic Text Frames on. It
doesn't seem to occur at all. I do get one on unlinking though.

> I'm not attaching strace and ltrace files as they are large. Please grab
> them from a webserver, if interested.


> Thank you,
> Alex.
> P.S.:
> http://soypr2.agry.purdue.edu/download/scribus-1.1.5cvs.ltrace-auto_text_frame-page_copy
> http://soypr2.agry.purdue.edu/download/scribus-1.1.5cvs.strace-auto_text_frame-page_copy
> http://soypr2.agry.purdue.edu/download/scribus-1.1.5cvs.strace-reverse_links
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