[Scribus] Selecting and moving overlapping frames in 1.2.2cvs
Sat Apr 2 15:58:33 CEST 2005
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>On Saturday 02 April 2005 10:47, Jan Ulrich Hasecke wrote:
>> Thanks to Olexandrs debian packages I am now running the cvs from
>> 27032005. Thank you very much for providing these packages!
>> First of all I tested a bug which annoys me all the time and was
>> reported being fixed in cvs
>> When you have overlapping frames, select one frame, click on the handle
>> which is over or under the overlapping frame the overlapped frame gets
>> selected and you cannot alter the size of the selected frame.
>> I tried to search for the bug on scribus.net. 1659 comes near but does
> > not really cover the problem.
I agree the wording I used to report this bug is less than elegant
but it really is what you say! :)
This is a real bug imo. We are talking about the exact same behaviour.
> > Shall I report the bug or was it only fixed in a newer version?
AFAIK, it isn't fixed yet. Maybe you'd want to add a note to existing bug.
>The current behaviour works as follows:
>Control shift select any frame on any level on one layer to select it.
>Then to move or resize the frame you have selected, hold down control.
Yes Craig, this works (although I would add that once you've started
resizing the frame holding down CTRL key will only allow to resize
proportionally... At a certain point, you have to let go that key if
you want more flexibility) and if it's OK I'd put that as a note in
bug #1659. Might be useful. I still think the behaviour of Scribus on
selecting overlapping frames is difficult to deal with, even with
that trick. I think there is room for improvement here. :)
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