[scribus] Line Wrapping Bug

Mike Sleger chappa-ai at q.com
Sat Jul 30 01:00:12 UTC 2011

On Jul 29, 2011, at 7:08 AM, Margaret and George McIntosh wrote:

> On 29 Jul 2011 at 8:34, Craig Bradney wrote:
>> On 7/29/11 4:37 AM, Mike Sleger wrote:
>>> On Jul 28, 2011, at 8:30 PM, Louis Desjardins wrote:
>>>> 2011/7/28 Mike Sleger <chappa-ai at q.com>
>>>>> Dang, except now with it aligned to baseline grid the text frame
>> cannot be
>>>>> repositioned on the page.  Well, the frame can be moved, but the
>> text
>>>>> doesn't move with the frame anymore.  There must be a way to
>> align different
>>>>> sized text in a frame to baseline, but still have the text move
>> with the
>>>>> frame?
>>>>> On Jul 28, 2011, at 7:55 PM, Mike Sleger wrote:
>>>>>> Nevermind - I figured it out.  Line spacing cannot be Fixed or
>> Automatic
>>>>> - it needs to be Baseline in order the larger text to remain on
>> the same
>>>>> line as the smaller text.
>>>> Hmmmm.... I see no reason why we should need to set the
>> linespacing to
>>>> "Align to Baseline Grid" to achieve this. A "Fixed linespacing"
>> should do it
>>>> just the same as the Align to Baseline Grid.
>>>> Quick testings reveal that as soon as there is a difference of
>> over 3,24
>>>> points between a word and the following one, the following one is
>> pushed on
>>>> the next line. Setting at smaller type has the same effect.
>>>> If this is not a bug, I wonder what else could it be. To the
>> least, it's an
>>>> annoying limitation.
>>>> Louis
>>> Correct, I'm going to file a bug report.  
>> No need to.. its a known issue with the old text system. I believe a
>> fix
>> will come as a part of #9932 etc that will come when Cezary is back
>> from
>> holidays.
>> Craig
> Maybe this will help you get thru this problem. If you put a blank line before the first 
> character then it works ok. (Space enter) It only seems to affect the first line. 
> Probably related to being to close to the frame margin. It must place the first line 
> based on the first character.
> Hope it helps.
> George

Yes, this fixes the problem for my specific case and is better than my workaround of placing a separate text frame for the larger text.  (Will need to change the text frame coordinates now, though, due to the extra blank line.)  Thanks!  (I still think this is a text frame bug, though, which should be corrected.)


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