[scribus] arcs

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sat Jan 15 15:16:49 CET 2011


> >> last week franz has added an arc tool to scribus15svn. those who
> >> are not used to compile scribus from source every other day can
> >> read about it here:
> >>
> >> http://www.graphicslab.org/Blog/Scribus-Arcs
> >
> > AFAICT neither the screenshot in the blog nor the referenced bug
> > report disclose a lot of details about how this tool was
> > implemented:
> >
> > How does it work? What parameters can be modified? Using a dialog,
> > the mouse or keyboard shortcuts? What kind of constraints can be
> > applied when editing the parameters? ... (yes, I'm among those not
> > compiling Scribus from source ;) ).
> If you don't have access to the latest 1.5.0svn, I'm not sure it
> matters how the arc tool works atm. My sense from a.l.e describing it
> as "rough" means that it probably is in a state of flux and the way
> it works now will likely change.


in my eyes it's not really important how the tool is currently implemented in scribus (btw, it's not bad, but it does not offer the same options as inkscape does and it does not work the same...)

the question is more: should scribus copy inkscape for this tool?


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