[Scribus] PDF Form Issue

Plinnell mrdocs
Mon Jan 29 10:52:35 CET 2007

On Monday 29 January 2007, JT Perry wrote:
> I am having a problem with creating pdf form fields in my version
> of Scribus.  My about window says but with a date of
> January 9, 2007.  (So does this mean I am on 3.7?).  I am running
> Ubuntu Edgy using and using the debian.scribus.net repository.
> I also have installed.
> Steps to repro my issue, in 1.3.X:
> 1) Create new Scribus document
> 2) Add text frame, insert some sample text like "Hello World"
> 3) Add PDF text field, change name to txtHello
> 4) Save scribus document
> 5) Export to PDF, change format to PDF 1.3
> If I open in Adobe Reader 7.0, I can not see the border or focus
> the input on the PDF field.  I can see the text frame and the
> "Hello World".  Adobe does give me the warning that "you can't save
> but you can print" (paraphrased).
> If I follow the exact steps in, with the exception of
> having to choose Acrobat 5.0 instead of PDF 1.3, it works as
> expected.  I can see the field border and I can input text.
> Any ideas before I enter a bug?
> Thanks
> JT
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There was a regression in, which is fixed in To 
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