[scribus] Scribus 1.3.8 bug (I think)...

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Wed Dec 22 08:59:29 CET 2010

hi david,

> I figured that the best way to deal with this is to come up with a
> truncated style-naming system and rename the styles.  That's when the
> fight began.
> The following is the sequence of events that caused the scuffle:
> 1) enter Master Pages... under Edit menu
> 2) right click on existing text box with existing formatted text
> (opens Story Editor)
> 3) right click the style in style pane (opens Style Manager)
> 4) click "Edit Styles..." at resultant window
> 5) highlight existing style in left-hand pane of Style Manager
> 6) rename the style to a more readable sized name in "Name:" space
> 7) click Apply
> 8) click OK
> 9) "Scribus crash due to Signal#11"
> I have looked around and haven't seen a specific remedy to this
> sequence of events.  I have never filed a bug report.  I don't know
> if this is a bug or poor planning on my part.  Any insight is greatly
> appreciated.

in 1.3.9 edit styles has been removed from the story editor interface because it was buggy and not really needed: you can and should always go through the main navigation in "edit > manage styles". 

can you try to do the same from that menu?

here, with 1.4.0.svn it does work correctly.


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