[scribus] Gray dot at mouse click

Franz Schmid Franz.Schmid at altmuehlnet.de
Fri Feb 12 22:39:10 CET 2010

Robert Martinez schrieb:
> Jan de Weerd wrote:
>> On 02/11/2010 05:17 PM, William F. Maddock wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Jan de Weerd <jdweerd at ziggo.nl>
>>>> Sent: Feb 11, 2010 10:10 AM
>>>> To: Scribus User Mailing List <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
>>>> Subject: Re: [scribus] Gray dot at mouse click
>>>> On 02/11/2010 04:46 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
>>>>> On 02/11/2010 09:53 AM, Jan de Weerd wrote:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> When I click in the Scribus window a gray dot with soft outline
>>>>>> (approx.
>>>>>> 1cm diam.) appears. So far no problem - could be a "new feature" I
>>>>>> thought" - but the dot is visable through other windows when they
>>>>>> are on
>>>>>> top of the Scribus window. Even when I switch to another desktop
>>>>>> the dot
>>>>>> is there.
>>>>> If it's a bug it must not be a Scribus bug as you describe it.
>>>> Could be, but it only happens with Scribus. I tried other graphic tools
>>>> but no dot appears when I click in the window.
>>> Do you have any other QT-based applications that you run?
>> Hmm. I have KDE4.3.4. that is QT-based I guess? I closed all other apps,
>> but no change.
>> When I start Scribus the dot appears when I click in an empty space of
>> the Scribus window (gray area or blank part of the sheet). When I click
>> in a text or image frame it does not happen. When I after clicking in a
>> frame click in the empty space the first time nothing happens, but at
>> the second click it is there.
>> Jan
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> I know this "behaviour" - it seemed to me like a selection rectangle
> with zero dimension and most of the dot was the generated shadow of the
> selection. it went away when i selected other stuff with a drag-selection
> (maybe that helps somebody)
Hi all,

this bug is now fixed in 1.3.5svn and 1.5.0svn. :-))

The hint to the drag selection was the right one.

Franz Schmid

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