[scribus] scribus as pasteup device

Steven Dayton daytonmeister at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 21:18:37 CET 2009

I just tried this out in 1.3.5.

Shift-Alt doesn't constrain the frame to a square. In fact I tries several
combinations of Shift, Ctrl, Alt and none of them constrained the frame to a
square. For me that is not such a bad thing.

Ctrl-Alt: scales text and frame while keeping the aspect ratio.
Ctrl-Shift: scales just the frame.
Alt-Shift: scales just the text.

Ctrl-Z does undo but only partially. I change the size of a frame and with
it the horizontal width (scale) of the characters. Ctrl-Z did undo the frame
size change but left the width of the characters scaled wide.

This is all with just the frame selected. I find I have to double the text
frame and select all of the type and set the width and leading back to the
original. I suppose that is where style will come in real handy for
resetting text properties.

Steven Dayton

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Subject: Re: [scribus] scribus as pasteup device

Steven Dayton wrote:

> It is as you say. I'm in on a Window XP machine. I haven't tried
> yet in 1.3.5 on my Vista machine at home as I just installed it last
> evening.
> Sidenote: I haven't gone in and fiddled with the keyboard shortcuts so I
> hope I can fix or reset the Ctrl-Z to Undo instead of open the Story

For me, win XP,, ^Z does seem to function as undo.

If I do the resizing text box experiments, ^Z undoes the changes to the 
text box dimensions. It does not open the story editor, even though the 
text box remains selected at all times.

Cheers, J/.
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