[Scribus] templates and templates
Thu May 5 01:38:06 CEST 2005
On Wednesday 04 May 2005 08:09, Craig Bradney wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 May 2005 03:13, Phil Hughes wrote:
> > On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 09:07:11AM +0800, Craig Ringer wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2005-05-04 at 00:58 +0000, Riku Leino wrote:
> > > > You should also see "New". Click it. Then give name to your template
> > > > edit it (draw a black square or something to the page) and click
> > > > close. Now you can apply your just created "master page" to any of
> > > > your document's pages by opening the page palette and dragging your
> > > > template to the pages where you want to apply it.
> > >
> > > Note that you alter the template /with the templates palette open/ .
> > > Closing the palette returns you to editing the page its self. I
> > > personally find this behaviour rather confusing - perhaps some sort of
> > > mode toggle in the palette would help.
> > Thanks for saying this. That really was the big confusion. While I
> > didn't understand how everything was supposed to work, missing this
> > got we totally lost.
> > > Also, I find that calling the menu item Edit->Templates makes me expect
> > > a dialog not a palette. I found that rather confusing. It's better in
> > > 1.3 now that access to the palettes is all together in the menus.
> > I have been trying stuff on 1.3 as well and I agree, this does make
> > more sense here.
> > > > "Append" will append "master pages" from another document. So it
> > > > won't do anything if you don't have any master pages created in the
> > > > doc from where you're appending.
> > >
> > > That's probably a candidate for a rename to 'Import...'.
> > I think this whole process is a candidate for a "this is how you set
> > up doing a book/magazine/newspaper/...". I am not ready to write it
> > yet but, when I am, if it hasn't been done than I will do it.
> > While I am not the person using Quark daily, I did figure it all out
> > when we started doing magazines. I know the capabilities are there in
> > Scribus so I am not the guy that should be confused.
> Hopefully I'll be renaming this stuff this week, maybe tonight
> File and templates
> Edit and Master Pages
> Master Pages and Import (rather than append)...
Done in 1.3.x cvs, now.
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