[Scribus] is it just me?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sun Jan 30 11:25:29 CET 2005

On Sunday 30 January 2005 11:00, Peter Nermander wrote:
> > Try using the Story Editor to edit text, I suppose you're trying to edit
> > it directly on the canvas but AFAIK that's not the right way (TM) in
> > Scribus, but sure this can be done so if you have time :)
> If one is for example writing a big heading (think of making a poster for a
> sale, then you want the word SALE in big letters) it feels like an
> unecessary step to have to go to the story editor to enter something like
> 10 letters...

You shouldnt have to. I dont.

> I would very much appreciate a "draft" mode where the text rendering is
> faster (maybe even a setting like "Don't render text below xx points").
> (Ok, I'm using very slow machines, but I can live with that it takes 10
> minutes to export to a PDF (since I can have a cup of coffee while that
> happens) but it's a lot more frustrating to have to wait 15-30 seconds for
> the canvas to redraw just because I adjusted a heading. OTOH I think there
> is some patch now preventing complete redraw when doing a small change?)

Whats very slow? Peter gets away with a P2 450 and has no major issues AFAIK.

In the end, the changes required to bring more speed to the Scribus canvas can 
and will only happen in the 1.3.x series. Theres too many changes required.

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