[scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 19, Issue 26

Anke Lange gimp-werkstatt at gmx.de
Tue Oct 13 10:33:00 CEST 2009

scribus-request at lists.scribus.net schrieb:
> Hi a.l.e
> Not sure of its the viagra premium edition but it certainly makes the air
> turn blue around here :-)
> Try this. Open new document and add a text frame with all defaults. On my
> system the defualt font is Times New Roman Regular and default point size is
> 12pt.
> Go into Edit Text and paste
> Line One
> Line two
> Line three
> Line four
> and insert into frame. It should appear with 'normal' line spacing.
> Go back into Edit Text, select the text, reduce the point size to 6pt and
> insert. The text size is reduced as expected but the line spacing increases
> (or at least it does not reduce proportionately to the text size). I can fix
> it manually by using the spacing selector, but would obviously prefer if
> this was done automatically.
> I have not tried it on the Linux version so do not know if behaviour is the
> same there.
I tried this on Linux. It it just as you discribed.
> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 5:25 PM, a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:
> William Kenny wrote
> exactly: the line spacing is -- per default -- fixed. you have to select 
> an automatic line spacing to achieve what you want.
> if the behaviour has not changed, you should do a long click the button 
> (yes it is a button: there is a small triangle in the bottom right 
> corner...) and you will get the a choice between different line spacing 
> modes.
> will show you a pretty drop down list for it!
> hope that helps
> a.l.e
There is a button, and you can press it, but what ever I do, nothing 
changes. Is there a trick to it?
This is on Ubuntu 9.04


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