[scribus] Glitch with tabs and styles

Peter Etheridge peter at eastbridge.plus.com
Sun Nov 27 15:04:27 UTC 2011

Hi Louis,

Thanks for your prompt reply. Looks as if I'm stuck with it.

On 27 Nov 2011, at 13:17, Louis Desjardins wrote:

> 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
> http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=9610
>> 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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