[scribus] Strange behaviour in 1.4.1
mike1264 at btinternet.com
Wed Aug 22 09:44:38 UTC 2012
On 22/08/2012 10:37, Mike wrote:
> On 22/08/2012 08:20, ale rimoldi wrote:
>>>> "Are these pages with automatic creation of frames?" Cannot say I
>>>> understand the question, except to say that it did not involve a
>>>> frame creation on my part, but rather a page INSERT as stated
>>>> above. The text frame that results is the same size as a full page
>>>> frame as defined by my page borders.
>>> Then I bet that is the problem.
>>> Scribus has a setting for "Automatic text frames". When that setting
>>> is turned on, inserting a page will automatically create a text frame
>>> on that page, with the size set to the margins of the page (as set up
>>> in the document setup).
>>> But I have to confess that since I have never used the feature I can't
>>> find where the setting is found...
>> well, when an automatic frame is created and you asked for it at the
>> document creation, well, thats a feature, not a bug!
>> we will see how that document looks like...
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> Attached is a copy of a file that contains the ghost frames. It's part
> of a 180-page book I am writing. The file contains only the first 11
> pages of the document.
> This machine's operating system is Windows 7 and the file has been
> generated using Scribus 1.4.1 (downloaded yesterday to ensure an
> up-to-date version).
> What sort of frame appears? Text or Image - depends what frame is
> added to the inserted page. Are you sure the errant frame wasn't there
> before you added a page? Absolutely sure it was not there before
> adding a new page. Is it dependent on having a starting document with
> content? Do you see this with a blank page document? I've tried with a
> new blank document and the problem does not appear. How do you add a
> page? Copy or Insert? Copy and pasted from Word into the Story Editor.
> Are these pages with automatic creation of frames? No, frames are
> added to blank pages as they are needed.
> The procedure I followed to replicate the ghost images was:
> In a document that already contains pages with text boxes:
> 1. Page ¦ Insert: 2 pages, after page, based on default master page, A4
> 2. OK
> 3. Preflight Verifier
> 4. Free Objects Text 312, Text 313 Object is not on a page, Background
> 5. Scroll down through grey area to locate the frames at the end of
> the grey area.
> 6. Delete and repeat to replicate problem.
> 7. Problem persists through a number of repeat applications and, at
> any point in the 180 page document e.g. on any page.
> 8. You might also like to look at the values recorded in the
> Properties Dialogue: X-Pos: 1.0000 in; Y-Pos: 1679.3400 in; Level 27.
> Inserting pages further down the document e.g. page 101 then these
> values change into huge numbers e.g. Level 297.
> I hope this is useful for you.
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I see the file was scrubbed by your server - I'll try a zip file instead.
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