[scribus] UI Concerns!

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Feb 17 20:35:19 CET 2010

On Tuesday 16 February 2010 14:14:43 Jain Basil Aliyas wrote:
> Hi,
> As the subject says, almost all the UI Dialogs accessible from the Window
> menu is too tiny for me. For eg, I've a screenshot of *Choose Scrapbook
> Directory  *Dialog here http://imagebin.ca/view/BkLR6fF0.html
> I tried this in Ubuntu 9.10, with KDE 4.4 SC Desktop Environment. This uses
> Qt 4.6 as default!
> To confirm this, I booted into Mac and tried to take the same dialog, and
> surprisingly, it works fine, see the screenshot here :
> http://imagebin.ca/view/4fr2pOYa.html
> My Mac 10.6 has Qt 4.5 installed in it.
> I am using Scribus 1.5.0 built from latest svn.
> So, my question is whether this is an error due to Qt 4.6 in my Gnu/Linux ?
> I find it very difficult to read and understand the  text in dialog
> windows. The Ok or Cancel Buttons in the first screenshot is a best
> example!
> Any other users facing this problem?
> Greetings!
> Jain Basil Aliyas

On Slackware I routinely use the <ctrl><alt>- sequence to cycle into the 
largest screen magnification (640x480.) That is: hold Control and Alt and then 
key minus. That is how I always operate (eyes are 77 years old.)
John Culleton
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
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