[Scribus] highlighting text in a magnified document

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue May 24 09:18:24 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 24 May 2005 08:33, Craig Ringer wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 22:47 -0400, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> > I just updated from CVS (v1.3) to check out this shadow thing.
> >
> > I noticed a problem the other day and it's still there -- you cannot
> > correctly highlight text with the cursor (with the mouse) when in a
> > magnified view (eg, 200%).  It fails to go all the way to the end of a
> > line.  Either it simply won't go, or it oscillates from one incorrect
> > highlighting to another.
> It's an old bug in 1.3cvs ... been there for ages. I had a look for it
> at one point but never managed to track it down. All the zoom stuff will
> need to be re-done during the ScribusView/PageItem restructuring, but it
> wouldn't hurt to have it working before then.
> You are using a _developer_ build, after all... sometimes things will be
> broken :S

No problem here with recent text cursor positioning changes. The issue 
probably seen is that oyu must have the mouse cursor near the edge of the 
text, not the edge of the frame.

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