[scribus] Cannot edit/create paragragh styles

Gerard Cunningham gerard at faduda.net
Mon Dec 13 11:34:29 CET 2010

On Mon, 2010-12-13 at 00:10 -0500, John Ghormley KJ4UFG wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 11:23 PM, Gerard Cunningham <gerard at faduda.net>wrote:
> > The ability to edit/modify/create paragraph styles has disappeared in
> > version 1.3.9.
> >
> > Previously, right-clicking the left hand column in the text box gave me
> > a menu of available styles, plus an option to create/edit same. Now, I
> > only get the menu of existing styles, and no ability to modify them. I'm
> > on Ubuntu 10.10.
> >
> > Am I missing something, or do I need to tweak a file somewhere to make
> > the edit facility visible?
> >
> Try Edit->Styles to do what you used to do while in the Story Editor.  I
> understand there is a reason for changing this, but the logic is lost on me.

Perfect, thank you. Shows the dangers of late night work. I went through
the main menus several times searching for what I was looking for and it
never registered.

>  It's a bit like having to make at least two clicks to close or update the
> Text Frame from the Story Editor.  I like 1.3.9, but there are a few things
> I miss from  Maybe as I get more familiar with the finer points of
> Scribus, I will appreciate these changes.

Gerard Cunningham
Kildare, Co Kildare

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