[Scribus] Minor GUI concerns
Fri Feb 15 04:19:37 CET 2008
Louis Desjardins wrote:
> I take this opportunity to explain further what I have in mind when I
> talk about a button named "Create style". While it is very efficient
> to test various type settings from the PP and immediately see the
> result in the real text frame of your job (as opposed to the sample
> text that is in the Edit > Paragraph Styles dialog) it is clumsy to
> have to go to the Edit > Paragraph Styles dialog to enter again those
> values when you're satisfied with the result and want that as a Style.
> The trip to this dialog is time consuming and not very efficient. What
> I suggest is this button that would allow to immediately create a
> Style from the settings of the PP (provided as mentionned in an
> earlier bug report that we harmonize the PP and the Edit > Par Styles
> dialog). Once hit, we would be offered a small dialog asking for a
> Style Name and a Keyboard Shortcut (as an option) and voil?!
> I sincerely think this would be a great plus for productivity and
> creationness! Not a gadget, a real plus in the PP. Consider the fact
> that afaik Scribus is alone in its category to allow such mousewheel
> settings combined with ctrl and shift keys to make the finest settings
> at your fingertip, including changing fonts, typesize, linespacing,
> kerning... etc. Given all those goodies that are really
> super-efficient, I am incline to think that a "Create Style" button
> would be in fact the cherry on the cake, the final touch to the text
> tab in the PP! Am I too enthusiastic?
very good, Louis. I don't think this is what Cedric had in mind, but
yours is an excellent idea indeed! As I recall there are a few deficits
in PP compared to what can be done in Edit Styles, but that shouldn't
keep this from being a possibility.
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