[scribus] The properties palette doesn't show up for any frames

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Mon Aug 2 15:33:38 CEST 2010

hi greg,
> On 08/02/2010 12:54 AM, ~suv wrote:
>> On 2/8/10 05:15, ~suv wrote:
>>> I can reproduce the problem on Mac OS X 10.5.8 when renaming the
>>> existing Scribus preferences directory and launching Scribus 1.3.8: the
>>> properties window does not show - it is not hidden and not off-screen.
>> Minor correction: the properties palette does appear to be off-screen in
>> 1.3.8 (negative values for top and left in prefs135.xml), see also
>> attached diff between prefs file newly created by Scribus 1.3.7 and
>> 1.3.8 (only action after launching:<F2>  to open the properties 
>> palette).
> On Windows, I see that the first time you press F2, the Properties is 
> barely visible and the title bar offscreen. Repeatedly pressing F2 
> will cause it to migrate each time it reappears, and you can finally 
> bring it in somewhere useful.
> Somehow the initial default placement in Windows and Macs is not right.

on mac and linux the property palette does not move  when repetedly called.

this is an old bug which should be solved since a long time... does it 
really still happen on windows?

on mac, if you have deleted you preferences (or it's the first time you 
run scribus) the properties palette will be off screen. its position has 
to be manually fixed as described here:


and maybe pray that my feature request gets implemented:



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