[Scribus] I'm puzzled

avox avox
Fri Jul 21 15:37:13 CEST 2006

BandiPat-2 wrote:
> Hi all,
> These questions might have been asked before, not sure, but here goes. 
> While helping to show a new user the advantages of using Scribus over a
> word processor to layout a newsletter, I ran into a couple of things I
> wasn't expecting and didn't know how to get around.  The first was an
> age old problem that's been around for quite some time.  The line
> spacing between words/lines, if you increase the font size on the page. 
> She had a two line heading/title and increased the font size.  Of
> course, the lines then ran together.  While adjusting the line spacing,
> all the lines in that text frame were affected!  I thought that had been
> fixed for 1.3.x, but find it to still be a problem.  I'm guessing that
> if you use the "story editor" this will prevent that?  Or at least let
> you size fonts and adjust the line spacing only on the highlighted text?

No, currently Scribus handles only one linespacing per frame, which can be
auto and then should adapt to font sizes.
1.3.4 will (hopefully) support linespacing per paragraph.

> Second question is cutting, copying and pasting text.  We imported over
> some text from OOo to a text frame.  There was more text than text
> frame, but she wanted part of it to go to another page anyway.  She
> highlighted the extended text, selected cut then moved to the text frame
> on another page, but it wouldn't paste!  We tried several other cut/copy
> & pastes, but without any success.  I don't understand why this wouldn't
> work.  Is there a special secret handshake one has to do before cutting
> & pasting now?  ;-)

This sounds like a bug.

> Learning how to use Scribus all over again!

What version of Scribus are you using,

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