[scribus] Scribus 1.3.8 vs

Craig Bradney cbradney at zip.com.au
Thu Aug 5 22:12:27 CEST 2010

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On 8/5/10 3:01 PM, a.l.e wrote:
> Murray Strome wrote:
>> I have just finished installing Scribus 1.3.8 (Build ID:
>> C-C-T-F-C1.8.10-64bit) in Kubuntu 10.04. It is very different
>> from! I was wondering if there was some kind of
>> simple comparison chart between the two versions to help me to
>> find the familiar controls/buttons and to briefly describe some
>> of the new features.
> comparison chart:
>     1.3.8 bad            good
> :-)
> the problem with writing a comparison chart is that people who
> knows what features are in 1.3.8 have not used 1.3.3.x for
> years...
>> 1. If I open a document created with the older version, some of
>> the text frames became too small to contain the text in them (I
>> had to make them slightly larger).
> could you please upload one of those documents to the bug tracker
> and attach a pdf created with and one created with 1.3.8
> to compare the differences? you may create a demo document where
> this happen and also upload the fonts you're using (if the font is
> not free, you can mark the bug as private and it won't be world
> readable...)

He may do that, but the bug won't be fixed unless someone wants to go
and write more text rendering code to replicate the old bugs from
1.3.3.x. We have incorporated a lot of "imperfection replication",
shall we say, but have no plans to add more.

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