[Scribus] scribus 1.3.* /&/ ng object problem

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Aug 7 23:46:22 CEST 2006

On Monday 07 August 2006 23:33, stu seven wrote:
> *    Craig -  I think this is a place where Scribus could be
> easily(?) improved for all users.
>      Here is my suggestion... how about hardcoding this
> "nudge distance" to one PT - where, points, I believe, are
> already an international graphic standard... with this, allow
> each user to set their page dimensions according to local
> measurement standards, be that INCHES / Metric or whatever.
>      As stated in my original post, I find the one-point fine-tuning
> feature indispensible for object positioning... but it doesn't
> seem fair that, simply because I use an 8 1/2 x 11 Inch typing
> page, I should be stuck with big jumps across the page when I
> go to move objects ?
>      Hopefully, such an addition to the code wouldn't be too
> difficult... I'm just speaking from a practical user standpoint.

The problem is is that 1pt for metric users is, oversimplistically said, 
useless. Eg. I edit in mm.. I never ever ever use pts. I want to nudge by 1 

That said, yes, its relatively easy to change, but deciding on a setup for 
inches is the one to decide on.

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