[scribus] Broken display while grouping lines?! [RELATED TO:Any suggestions how to make circular scale (as clock has)?]

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 22 01:00:54 UTC 2011

On 07/21/2011 05:40 PM, Ondřej Němeček wrote:
> On 07/21/2011 11:25 PM, a.l.e wrote:
>> hi ondrej
>>> It seems to be some sort of bug - you grouped circle too, which works
>>> fine. But when you select lines only, outer boundary rectangle is too
>>> small. You can check it simply by selecting items (without grouping):
>>> http://www.oldfrog.cz/downloads/scribus-samples/Screenshot-1.png
>>> http://www.oldfrog.cz/downloads/scribus-samples/Screenshot-2.png
>>> Why works it in this manner?
>> not sure i get your problem...
> Sorry, my english is a little limited, so I have trouble to describe it
> exactly.
> The problem is, that part of object (end of line) is not displayed when
> this object (line) is grouped with other objects (another lines).
> Ungruping fix it.
> Resulting size of grouped objects (lines) is broken (to small), so some
> items are cutted away. In the fact this happens when objects are
> selected too, not only when they are grouped. It can be seen on my
> screenshots.
> Problem happens only under some circumstances (I never see it when
> grouping rectangles - for example).
> It can be usefull to understand why it happens and to know some
> workaround(s).
>> however, editing elements inside of a group is not really supported in
>> the 1.4 branch.
> I know it, but my problem has nothing to do with editing elements inside
> group.
>> in 1.5svn groups are already real items and i think that such issues
>> should be addressed there... if they still exist...
> Good news anyway - and probably final solution for my problem too.

It seems you've already found the workaround -- ungroup the lines. This 
doesn't mean it is not a bug and doesn't need to be fixed, only that it 
is not a showstopper.


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