[Scribus] Tutorials

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Wed Oct 4 18:40:19 CEST 2006

Axel Bojer wrote:
> Gregory Pittman skrev:
>> Gregory Pittman wrote:
>>> Adam Lafayette wrote:
>>>> I just looked at it myself.
>>>> WinXP
>>>> firefox
>>>> It looked ok at first then I made the browser smaller and saw the same problem.
>>>> Definitely a little problem there.
>>> I'll work on it tonight if someone doesn't beat me to it -- not so hard 
>>> to fix.
>> Should be fixed now -- some pages a little tight. I'm not really happy 
>> with the PDF form page, because I had to shrink the main graphic.
> I am sory, no :-)
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Get_Started_With_Scribus:3
> still overflows the text (try resizing to 800 x 1024 too see the 
> difference). Have you shecked for fixed width boxes? :-P
It's not quite so simple as fixed-width boxes. It seems to be two kinds 
of things:
1. The wiki software is rather aggressive in its hoarding of space for 
the right sidebar.
2. Internet Explorer doesn't play as well with the wiki software.

Chapter 3's page is problematic because of the size of the graphics. In 
order to guarantee that everything fits as intended (in IE), you have to 
reduce the graphics so that they're poorly if at all readable without 
clicking them to see it full-sized.

So, as of the moment I have a compromise -- Chapter 3 will display on 
all the platforms and machines I can test, Linux/Firefox, 
Windows/Firefox, Windows/IE. It's reasonably legible in all versions so 
that you shouldn't /have/ to click for the full-size graphic. In 
Windows/IE there is a gap of white space, but all the information is 
there. If the gap is disturbing, another reason to use Firefox.

If someone knows how to keep the sidebar from being so screen-grabby, 
that might help. I may also try to reduce the graphics size with other 
software so that second graphic can be smaller yet legible.


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