[scribus] First Line Indent problem/Story Editor
Margaret and George McIntosh
tenbear at myfairpoint.net
Thu Oct 27 22:44:26 UTC 2011
On 27 Oct 2011 at 17:57, John Ghormley KJ4UFG wrote:
> With all respect due Bob's desires:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 4:15 PM, a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:
> > hi bob,
> > > It appears to me that more work needs to
> > > be done with Story Editor.
> PLEASE do NOT make the Story Editor WYSIWYG. Some of us like the
> text based
> SE and WYSIWYG slows things down far too much.
> > yes, it has to be rewritten with a new concept...
> > > It would really be nice if Story Editor
> > > could display all the edits that were made including Font & Font
> > if you need a preview of your text, you really should edit it in
> > frame itself, without going through the story editor!
> > and if there is any problem editing in the frame, i guess that
> > it's that bug that must be fixed (at least in the long term)! and
> not a
> > feature to be added to the story editor!
> > as already stated, the current frame editor has grown out of the
> > to overcome the slowness of inframe text editing in older versions
> > scribus. even for the simplest frames.
> > nowadays, most editing work can be done in the frame itself, so we
> > a new story editor with a new concept. a new concept to fit the
> needs of
> > people wanting to work differently than what is possible in the
> > ideally, i think that we should build the story editor in a way
> that it
> > should be possible to create different story editors for
> > needs...
> I love the current SE. It has an annoying feature when it loses
> focus and a
> couple of other small problems, but I like it pretty well. Doing
> everything in paragraphs for the magazine, the SE works great with
> styles. In fact, I have begun to develop all the styles I need for
> an issue
> and HATE that every text import wants to bring its own paragraph
> styles that
> I have to delete from my .sla file.
> > > Is this the best job Scribus can do in handling First
> > > Indent? Do I simply have to manually adjust these as needed?
> > no.
> > please post a sample document to the bug tracker, where one can
> > this effect in action.
> First line indent is something I use at every paragraph and it have
> flawlessly for me since at least 1.3.8.
> > > Have others had these Indent, Story Editor and crashing
> > > or just me. I must mention I have Windows 7, 64 bit computer.
> > >
> > > Bob P
> Bob, crashing now and then, but seldom, like less than once per
> month when I
> work 8-10 hours per day for the month. However, I use Linux and
> Windoze. I do everything I do on a 32 bit processor, so that may
> make a
> difference. I do all the layout of the rag and all the typesetting.
> It's a
> 60-80 page, one man show and Scribus works pretty dog gone well.
> John Ghormley KJ4UFG
> Editor, SERA *Repeater Journal*
> Walkertown, NC USA
> editor at sera.org
I use Windoze, x64. I also like the story editor. I have never had a problem with First
Line Indent and the tail being cut off on the "y" in Body Text doesn't bother me. I had
a few crashes with RC5 but none so far with RC6.
I like to be able to look at an entire article in one place instead of going from frame to
the next linked frame. I also find it easier to import articles into SE and set the Styles,
etc. there instead of in a frame. Of course, final editing is done in the frame.
I do a 8-14 page newsletter where most of the articles are sent to me by members.
They arrive in a variety of formats and fonts and I make them fit and make them
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