[Scribus] Selecting and moving overlapping frames in 1.2.2cvs

Craig Ringer craig
Sat Apr 2 16:33:52 CEST 2005

On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 08:58 -0500, Louis Desjardins wrote:

> 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. :)

I tend to agree. Perhaps if there is a selected object, it should always
be treated as "on top" for input - that is, should always receive mouse
clicks even if it has another object overlapping the clicked location.

Maybe this can be done during the scribusview.cpp cleanup.

Craig Ringer

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