[scribus] clarification on precise adjustment of frame in 188.8.131.52
gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 28 15:50:41 CET 2009
On 10/28/2009 10:39 AM, K.King wrote:
> clarification on precise adjustment of frame in 184.108.40.206
> from the wiki
> With the Properties window:
> There are three ways to change the individual settings --
> 1. editing with the keyboard
> 2. clicking on the up or down arrows to the right of each value. The
> keyboard up and down arrows will accomplish the same thing.
> 3. using the mousewheel on each setting -- usually hovering the
> cursor will be enough, if not, click on the value first
> Also note that for 2 and 3, holding down Ctrl, Shift, or Ctrl+Shift
> (works with up and down arrow keys also) will alter which decimal
> place is affected. In addition, when using the Properties window width
> and height are by default linked, but you need only click the chain
> icon to the right to unlink them.
> Not a big problem at all as you can type an exact measure if want
> But I have not been able to get the above to quite work as I read it.
> Most of the time if I cursor up or down on keyboard or scroll the
> mouse wheel the dimension value adjusts by 1 pt.
> I have tried pressing individually or together the the Ctrl and Shift
> Keys or press and holding them while cursor up or down or scroll the
> mouse wheel and it still adjusts by one.
> Except once (and I don't know why) it started being 0.1 of pt for a
> while and then it seem to revert to 1pt adjustment.
I just tried this and it works as advertised in 1.3.5 -
hold Ctrl down for tens of units
hold Shift for tenths of units
Ctrl + Shift same as baseline - units
Shift + Alt for hundredths of units
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