[Scribus] Cut and Paste problems in CVS

frank gaude' tanzen
Sat Mar 25 20:41:54 CET 2006

stu seven wrote:
> +  Hi David -  I know that both OpenOffice and Kwrite use
>  their own formats... this may be the problem... however,
>  I can't see this affecting a true PASTE into the text-editing
>  screen.  Another possible problem is the newness of the
>  SCribus package you're trying to use... unstable is not
>  called that without cause... Scribus newest packages
>  are notorious for causing troubles... I always stick with
>  stable... or... maybe just drop a few versions back for
>  a fully working version ?
> On 3/25/06, David Goodenough <david.goodenough at btconnect.com> wrote:
>> I am running the Debian unstable scribus-cvs package, and I am having all
>> manner of difficulty in persuading Scribus to accept text copied into the
>> clipboard from other packages.  I have tried Kwrite and OpenOffice and
>> Scribus just keeps the menu items grey'ed out when in the story editor.
>> Is this a known problem?
>> Regards
>> David
I've just copy and pasted from Scribus 1.3.3cvs in Fedora KDE FC5 both 
from Kwrite and KEdit with success; the same goes for I also 
tried 1.3.2 in Win XP using Notepad with the same success. As I recall 
the same was true using FC4.


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