[Scribus] additional bugreport to bug 884 and bug 746
Tue Jul 13 14:53:01 CEST 2004
On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 14:21, Sebastian R?der wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 13. Juli 2004 12:45 schrieben Sie:
> > On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 12:32, Sebastian R?der wrote:
> > > Am Dienstag, 13. Juli 2004 01:46 schrieben Sie:
> > > > On Sun, 2004-07-11 at 20:26, Sebastian R?der wrote:
> > > > > As I have allready reported some weeks ago (bug 0000756), there are
> > > > > still problems in overtaking the default document properties to the
> > > > > new document defaults - the upper border in my custom format document
> > > > > is set to 10mm via the default properties --> document tab but even
> > > > > after restarting scribus and choosing new (document) the border is
> > > > > set to 3.17 (the other values are correct). I also tried other values
> > > > > and deleted .scribus - same result.
> > >
> > > OK - fixed in tonights CVS!
> > >
> > > > > Maybe related to bug 0000884: when I have a custom page size, every
> > > > > time I click on landscape or portrait, the with and higth values are
> > > > > set to half the orignal values (the document becomes smaller and
> > > > > smaller).
> > > >
> > > > Try tonights CVS.. from my testing, this is fixed. Please let me know
> > > > and Ill close bug 756 again.
> > >
> > > Is partly fixed. This means it works as expected in the File-->New dialog
> > > now but the old problem still exists in Properties-->Document. (I think I
> > > didn`t explain that it happens there, too - sorry.)
> > Properties->Document? Do you mean Setup->Preferences->Document or
> > File->Document Setup... ? I dont see it in Doc Setup and prefs is where
> > we set it originally... ???
> Sorry, it`s not easy to imagine what all the menus are in English... It`s
> Setup-->Preferences-->Document where the problem is still not fixed but in
> New->Document it`s fixed now. Yesterday it was broken in both of them. So the
> work is at least 50% done - or am I wrong?
Firstly, to show in English, run "scribus -lang en" and it will be in
I thought you meant the margins.. yes, I see the problem now with the
halving there too.
> > > Good work!
> > >
> > > But the print preview problem still exists here, hope this can be fixed
> > > till 1.2stable. And I found another little disadvantage: The oppacity in
> > > the Scribus docs looks much more transparent than in a exported pdf, so I
> > > had to try a lot to get the right result in pdf (checked with acroread
> > > 5.0.7 and Acrobat Reader 6 on WinXP). Something that could be improved in
> > > the future....
> > I need to know more about the print preview problem, because I dont see
> > much of a problem here. You have to use GS 8.x, we cant guarantee the
> > best results on GS 7.x anymore. Please upgrade and retest.
> OK, if you say there was an internal change and I need GS 8.x now, I have to
> do so, but it`s a little strange that the old .sla with latest CVS work fine
> in print preview and the newly created sla (with latest CVS) dosn`t.
Well, there were changes a long time ago for print preview that take
advantage of the newer ghostscript. Old and new SLA files shouldnt
really look any different AFAIK. Please email me two examples if
> One more question to transparency: when I use a jpg photo that is overexposed
> on some white areas, then the print preview (the working one for an old
> sla-file) shows me transparency in this areas: I?ve never seen such behaviour
> in e.g. the gimp (but I like it). Is this normal? (Because jpg itself doesn`t
> have transparency).
If its not correct it needs fixing, but if in a new file its correct
then thats ok. Once again, a sample please.
> One smaller new problem:
> When I set some guidelines in masterpages I can change them with the
> guidelines dialog of the normal scribus window. When I edit guidelines on
> masterpages e.g move 5mm to the right I have the old and new ones on the page
> in the normal window. If I erase guidelines on the normal page (which had
> been set via masterpages) they are gone, but I can hget them back via the
> masterpages menu (just open and close, because thy are still shown there).
> This is confusing - or I didn`t understand a spezial usability feature.
Maybe we need to look at this, but basically template guides are applied
to any page that uses that template, and you can move them away from
their place on the template. Will discuss further.
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