[scribus] Barcode broken?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Oct 15 17:43:49 CEST 2009

On Wednesday 14 October 2009 17:31:17 John Jason Jordan wrote:
> Using 1.3.5 RC3 on Ubuntu.
> I am trying to enter a barcode, specifically 978-1-878572-25-7. I 
> this worked last time I used the barcode feature, but now it 
gives me
> the wrong barcode.
> First, in the user interface there are choices for EAN-13 and for 
> I thought the current ISBN was EAN-13. No matter; whichever I 
choose it
> gives me some default code instead of what I type in the box.
> For example, if I choose EAN-13 the box comes up with the 
> 9781860742712 in it. If I overtype that with my code it still
> generates the barcode for 9781860742712, and the box goes 
back to
> displaying 9781860742712.
> If I choose ISBN it comes up with 1-58880-149 in the box. If I 
> that with my code (with or without the 978 in front) it still gives 
> the barcode for 1-58880-149, and the box goes back to 
> 1-58880-149.
> Have I misunderstood the user interface?
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Are you sure the check digit is OK?
John Culleton
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