[scribus] Glitch with tabs and styles

Louis Desjardins louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 13:17:53 UTC 2011

2011/11/25 Louis Desjardins <louis.desjardins at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I haven't had the time to test thoroughly but I raise the flag on a
> possible bug in the current RC-series.
> Maybe someone could make further tests.
> When setting a tab in a style sheet (a right tab was tested) and applying
> it to a series of lines (I wanted to test something for the Restaurant Menu
> case we had earlier on this list) I found that the first line is not tabbed
> properly while all other lines are (in the first line the tab is set
> further on the line). Adding a return before the first line will correct
> the situation but this is a clumsy workaround.

Added notes to

> Also, I applied paragraph style for the name of the dish including this
> tab + a char style for the price of the dish. Everything seemed fine until
> I edited the paragraph style. Then, as expected the settings were changed
> on the paragraphs they were applied to but, unexpectedly, the char style
> itself, while still tagged as such as I could see in the PP, had in fact no
> effect as the formatting was that of the paragraph style: no more local
> formatting from that char stylesheet. Moreover, when I try to wipe off
> everything with the broom and re-apply, nothing works anymore.
> So, there is a glitch.
> I tested that with RC6 on OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8
> Louis
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