[Scribus] Scribus migration project - issue list

stu seven stu7seven
Tue Oct 4 01:04:28 CEST 2005

*** sounds like an ambitious project... but I just have
*** to suggest, since you are using for full magazine
*** production, maybe best to stay with a stable version
*** for now ? My five cents worth... I'm just a scribus
*** newbie :)

 On 10/3/05, Gustavo Homem <gustavo at angulosolido.pt> wrote:
> Dear all,
> We are migrating the DTP department of a publisher from
> QuarkXPress to Scribus. A new magazine is scheduled to be published in a
> couple of weeks, and that will be the first one using Scribus 1.3.x.
> Some preparatory work has already been done, such as putting the people
> through Scribus trainning (about 12 hours) and developing a script to
> make Mandriva 2005 LE RPMs from Scribus CVS source in one go (btw, we can
> share this if someone is interested). We are now using 1.3.1cvs.
> From that trainning we found some issues that we would like to share with
> you. If someone has any hints how to work around them or on if/when
> they'll
> be available, it would be nice.
> We can open "bug/whish reports" for the ones you consider that have a
> chance
> to be implemented. Most of the issues are related to usability and
> "working
> speed" according to the users.
> Here's part of that issue list:
> 1 - How can an image be scaled without using its properties window? The
> desired feature would be to scale it using the mouse by dragging one of
> its edges. Can this be done only through "Scale to frame size"?
> 2 - Can an image be copied from one frame to another? Instead of doing a
> "Get image" again.
> 3 - Is there a keyboard shortcut to change the font size? And to scale
> an image?
> 4 - Is there some way to scale the text frames proportionally with the
> text
> (as with ctrl+shift) but with the aspect ratio locked ? (useful for change
> sizes without deforming)
> 5 - Can some sort of style box be created to avoid using the Editor all
> the time?
> 6 - Can we trigger "Get Picture" via a keyboard shortcut ?
> Best Regards,
> Gustavo Homem
> --
> Angulo S?lido - Tecnologias de Informa??o
> http://angulosolido.pt
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