[Scribus] using scribus and 1.3.3 on the same document

Michael Koren kung42o
Sun May 14 23:03:30 CEST 2006

Nik-4 wrote:
> I have noticed that the output from scribus 1.3.3 differs from that 
> produced by scribus 1.2.4 in more than just colour. Basically, certain 
> lines of text are rendered higher up the page in 1.3.3 than they are in 
> 1.2.4, causing them to be off-center within boxes, to clip (slightly) 
> lines above, or to almost touch horizontal lines that originally 
> separated various pieces of text.

I read somewhere that 1.3 uses the highest character in the top line of a
frame to determine the offset from the top of the frame, while 1.2 uses the
highest possible character in the font. I would guess that's probably what's
going on here? I've seen that too.

avox wrote:
> Yes, please file a bug and attach the .sla file. We try to achieve good
> backward compatibility; in fact Scribus 1.3.x still opens files from the
> 0.8 version. Migration from 1.2.x -> 1.3.x/1.4 is important for us and
> if possible we'll try to keep the layout stable.

Some kind of compensation for this on import would be great. :)

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