[scribus] Announce: Scribus 1.4.0 RC6 Release

Mike Sleger chappa-ai at q.com
Fri Oct 21 00:39:42 UTC 2011

On Oct 20, 2011, at 9:13 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:

> On 10/20/2011 09:15 AM, Mike Sleger wrote:
>>> The previous behaviour of Scribus has been acknowledged as a bug. Now
>>> the bug is fixed.
>> Changing generated layout between revisions in a page layout application (where a user presumably created the layout as they wanted it to be) without a means to adapt the layout (automatically) for compatibility with the new code (with no shifting) is not the way things are done in the professional world of programming.
>> ___
> Something you could do, which might help others out, and perhaps suggest a fix, would be to determine the difference or shift of the lines. Is it a fixed amount? Is it dependent on font size?
> The answer might come from shifting text frames by a certain amount, with or without resizing (could be done with a script), or perhaps aligning to baseline in some instances.
> Even those of us who are not contributing to code can find ways to help others come up with solutions to our problems.
> Greg

An excellent idea and I will compile an analysis this weekend to see whether a trend exists for the shifts.

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