[Scribus] is it just me?

Louis Desjardins louisdesjardins
Mon Jan 31 14:03:24 CET 2005

>  > It'd be cool, but might be harder than it seems given that I certainly
>>  wouldn't want any such draft mode to have line breaks, hyphenation, etc
>>  in the wrong places... it'd kind of defeat the purpose of editing in-
>>  frame. Given that, I'm not sure how much would be gained by drawing
>>  quick-n-dirty glyphs, which is I suspect really all you could do.
>I wasn't really thinking of editing in-frame, I was thinking of just moving
>frames around.
>If I have two frames, one with a heading (single column) and one with the text
>(multi column) it is a real pain that Scribus redraws the text frame 
>as soon as
>I move or resize the hrading frame...
>Also, when zoomed out (page fits window) there is not much sense in keeping
>content in sizes below say 10 points correctly rendered. You w'nt be able to
>read the text anyhow when the height of letter is 4-5 pixels only.

Personally, I'd leave that to the user. In the Preferences, new 
option: "Grey text below ... pts".


>>  I'm not sure how practical that'd be right now - the code for page item
>>  drawing is a bit too involved for me to even hazard a guess.
>I guess the problem is that Scribus redraws on the X server and does 
>not keep an
>"image" of the frame in memory?
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