[scribus] Spin Button Increments

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 25 15:58:42 UTC 2011

On 06/25/2011 11:47 AM, Margaret and George McIntosh wrote:
> On 25 Jun 2011 at 8:29, Mike Sleger wrote:
>> Thanks Dave, but on OS X, shift, fn, option, and command all have
>> the same effect when clicking a spin button, which is no effect -
>> they still increment in one document unit instead of a fraction of a
>> unit.  Control + click brings up the context menu.
>> Mike
>> On Jun 25, 2011, at 8:22 AM, David Duncan wrote:
>>> On 25/06/2011 15:59, Mike Sleger wrote:
>>>> I've looked around in the Preferences and haven't found a setting
>> for this.  Is there a way to set the spin button increment value
>> (one setting for all spin buttons within Scribus)?  It's currently
>> at 1.00 pt by default, and I would like to change it to 0.10 pt.
>>>> Mike
>>> Hit shift and then use the spin button. Use Ctrl spin for greater
>> values.  Works for me on Ubuntu (1.4 RC3)
>>> Dave
> It seems to me that with older versions of Scribus, if you held Ctrl and Shift down
> when using the up and down arrows, the frame moved much less than when only the
> arrows were used. I just tried it with 1.4.0rc5 and Ctrl + shift has no effect. Is my
> memory playing tricks on me?
If you check the online Manual under Working with Frames > How to use 
spinboxes, you can see a rundown of current methods that I think is 

This having been said, Apple, in its "think different" mode, wants to 
make its hardware function obtuse. Who needs 2 mouse buttons anyway?

Perhaps some other Mac user help by letting us know if there is some Mac 
equivalent of Shift + mousewheel...


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