[Scribus] First issue completed but scrolling speed is a major issue

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Sep 27 10:35:24 CEST 2004

On Monday 27 September 2004 10:20, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 10:02:34 +0200, Craig Bradney <cbradney at zip.com.au> 
> > Another thing you can try, is, dont use Automatic Text Frames and import
> > the text into the first frame, place any ads, then link the next frame
> > in, place any ads. If the text is overflowing in a frame Scribus doesnt
> > have to draw it anyway so you should gain a lot of speed there.
> By george, I think you're onto something there.  Even if the
> commercial ads are already in place, if the text frames for the
> classifieds are unlinked-until-needed, then a person can just go
> through the paper starting from page 1, fix each page in order, then
> link the text frame on the next page and work through the whole paper
> like that.
> As the performance problem seems to go away when you're at the end of
> the document, that trick should make sure that we're always working at
> the "end".
> That's the best idea for a work-around that I've heard of or thought of
> yet.
> Thanks loads!

Let us know how it goes. Hopefully that makes a nice difference. Honestly, 
nothing is really going to change in this area in 1.2.x.

1.3.x CVS will be what you want to use when we start making it public and get 
it so it actually functions. We will be doing a thorough rewrite of various 
parts and one that will get a very good looking at will be linked frames.


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