[Scribus] Scribus Digest, Vol 49, Issue 56

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue Mar 20 13:37:35 CET 2007

> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] Scribus Digest, Vol 49, Issue 56
> From: James Gilmore <james.d.gilmore at gmail.com>
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Date: 20-03-2007 13:02
>     - Personally, whenever it's seemed appropriate to edit an .sla
>     file in a text editor, I've found the experience rather
>     daunting.  Even a fairly simple scribus-mode for Emacs would
>     be useful, so I don't think this would be a hard project to
>     get off the ground.
> What I do is replace spaces with newlines. There are a few places where
> this makes a small mess, such as font names and coordinates for objects,
> but it makes the whole thing easy to read, and a regexp or two could
> even skip over the coordinates. For me, not having everything jammed
> onto single lines made an immediate difference.

This is being fixed to some degree with the 1.3.4 release and more changes
will come in 1.3.6.


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