[Scribus] Scribus-CVS: Problems with values in dropdown menus (3)

Le Tigre scribus
Sun Mar 19 15:51:41 CET 2006

Kurt Lhotzky a ?crit :
> Hi list,
> last attempt to get some help:
> As I already described, I am working with the recent Scribus CVS-Version 
> under Kubuntu Dapper. Dapper is still an alpha release, but all other 
> programs work fine and the system is absolutely stable.
> I have the following problem in nearly all the drop-down menus which 
> require or ask for numerical input:
> comma-separated input is always reset to zero (for instants margins) 
> when you continue with the TAB-shift to the next field; in general, 
> numeric input resets vlues to zero.
> Margins (for instance: margins in forms) can never be changed, because 
> values are usually zero point something - when trying to change it, the 
> value becomes zero and cannot be changed any more.
> Strange in the forms menu (and the properties-window): I can change the 
> number of columns by using the dropdownbutton and selecting a value with 
> a mouseclick, but not the distance between columns. If the value is 
> smaller than one  (of course, you will seldom use such narrow gaps, but 
> nevertheless...), the value rests frozen as zero.
> Is this really my individual problem?
> Has anyone an idea what to do? I confess, I am the "adventurist" type - 
> I always use the actual CVS-versions for productivity purposes and did 
> never regret doing so. As you see - I even risk an Ubuntu alpha-release 
> + Scribus CVS - and arrived at finishing a doublesided A3-Newssheet and 
> having it already professionally printed, but, due to the described 
> problems, in a rather long time and very complicated... That means - a 
> return to the old "stable" version is not as easy as a solution because 
> I have already a lot of files created with CVS...
> Kind regards,
> Kurt Lhotzky
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Kurt - I think that at this time, many people who are specialist of 
Scribus are in a same place in Lyon and are not reading this list those 
days, because of the LGM.

So I suggest you to wait a few days if you can...


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