[scribus] 1.3.5rc1: problems using floating points

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Wed May 27 11:32:58 CEST 2009

hallo johannes

> Hi all!
> Since a few days I'm testing Scribus 1.3.5rc1 under Ubuntu (8.10) and
> for the most part it works really great! So far I've come to love some
> new features, especially the possibility to align text on the baseline
> grid. I've only found one major glitch for now: I'm using Scribus with
> a German Ubuntu and every time I enter some floating value using
> commas, which would be the correct German value, (e.g. to position an
> element at X value 12,5 mm) the field is set to some nonesense value,
> mostly just 0,000 mm. So, to actually use Scribus I have to start it
> with "LC_ALL=C scribus-ng". If I then use points instead of commas, it
> does what it's supposed to do.
> Can anyone confirm this behaviour? Should I open a bug?

the bug is known and the devs are working on it. i'm not sure the fixes were already in the RC1, though.

if the fix are already in, the devs will be very interested in the use case!

just wait for one of them speaking up!


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