[Scribus] Re: Scribus migration project - issue list

Gustavo Homem gustavo
Tue Oct 4 21:44:28 CEST 2005

Hi again,

Please ignore issue 6), as it's implemented for 1.3.x (while it wasn't for 

We'd still be very interested on comments about the remaining issues.

Best regards

Angulo S?lido - Tecnologias de Informa??o

On Monday 03 October 2005 23:39, Gustavo Homem 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

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