[Scribus] Tutorials

Axel Bojer axelb
Wed Oct 4 19:45:12 CEST 2006

Gregory Pittman skrev:
> 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.

The overflow appears with Konqueror and Firefox too :-/
I have no idea how this page will show up in IE :-P

-- see also:

Does barely fit. Of course, I know my monitor has 15" and 1200 x 800px, 
so this probably will not be visible to most of you -- unless you resize 
the browser window :-)

> 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.

Best regards
Axel Bojer

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