[scribus] Gray dot at mouse click

Jan de Weerd jdweerd at ziggo.nl
Fri Feb 12 23:14:29 CET 2010

On 02/12/2010 10:39 PM, Franz Schmid wrote:
> 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
Wow! Thank you all for the help. It's amazing how fast this is solved.
Where and how can I get the svn version to try this?


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