[Scribus] Resizing a box makes it shrink to zero size

Plinnell mrdocs
Thu May 3 18:01:00 CEST 2007

On Thursday 03 May 2007, Johannes Schwall wrote:
> Hi!
> I newly installed Kubuntu 7.04 and wanted to do some work with the
> enclosed version of Scribus ( Unfortunately, working is
> not really possible, because an essential function is not working
> correctly:
> Each time I try to resize an element (tested at least with the
> image box and text box elements) by entering new values into the
> proper fields in the properties window, the box shrinks to a size
> of 0 x 0.
> I still can change the size by dragging the widgets with the mouse,
> but as exact sizing is not really possible this way, I am not
> really able to work productively with Scribus any more.
> Now, I remember that I had this problem before and I think it only
> occured in connection with a running Firefox back then. But this
> time, it does not seem to matter whether any other program is
> running.
> Any ideas?


Known issue specific to *buntu. 

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