[Scribus] upgrade to 1.3.4cvs for debian AMD64 : outch !

Aurelien orl
Sun May 6 18:12:31 CEST 2007

On Sun, May 06, 2007 at 08:11:26AM -0700, avox wrote :
> aurelien-7 wrote:
> > 
> > Hi !
> > 
> > I just work today on the new AMD 64 package for debian amd64 sid, which
> > is 1.3.4cvs.
> > 
> > Don't know if it comes from my way to create and manage a document, but
> > it's quite dangerous to work on a former document with this new version.
> > I mean, it works, but Texte Styles, Properties, etc. don't work at all
> > like they do, and in consequence, opening a document, and modifying just
> > one line, I've had to take it back from scratch !
> > 
> Style handling was totally rewritten in Scribus 1.3.4 "Anton". We urge all
> users
> to make copies of their old 1.3.3.x files before opening them in 1.3.4.
> Probably the most confusing change is that styles are applied on several
> levels now:
> document level (that is the "Default ... Style"), story level (which you can
> modify with 
> the properties palette when you select a frame in a chain of textframes),
> paragraph level
> and character level. When you open an old 1.3.3.x file in 1.3.4, most
> formatting is applied
> at the paragraph and character level. Since this overrides story level
> formatting, it
> is not possible to just select a frame and use the properties palette.
> Instead you
> have to enter text edit mode and select a range of characters, then either
> apply the new
> formatting, or use the style sweeper (the little broom icons) to reset all
> formatting and
> make the text pick up the style from the next upper level.
> I hope I could make it somewhat clear. Feel free to ask for more details.

Yeah, that was what I supposed. I've just opened one document, and it
has to be re-created, anyway. So it's just a little bit longer than I
thought, cause I've to get in right in my hands !

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