[scribus] 1.3.5rc1: problems using floating points

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Thu May 28 22:03:42 CEST 2009

Am Mittwoch, 27. Mai 2009 10:59:09 schrieb Johannes Schwall:
> 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. 

Hmm, this feature has been available since the Middle Ages, at least ;)

> 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?

Please check out 1.5 SVN and build it. The bug should be fixed now.



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