[scribus] Odd tabulator behavior

Don Strayer dstrayer at sadt.com
Tue Feb 14 18:39:47 UTC 2012

On Saturday, February 11, 2012 04:43:51 AM a.l.e wrote:
> hi don,
> > I just started running Scribus 1.4.0 on Debian Sid. When I loaded
> > an old .sla file (last written a year ago), I noticed that the
> > tabulators were behaving strangely. An example .sla and its
> > 
> > resulting .pdf are here:
> >   http://www.sadt.com/documents/test.sla
> >   http://www.sadt.com/documents/test.pdf
> > 
> > I'm using a center tab and a right tab to distribute three fields
> > across the width of a text frame. This happens several times on a
> > page. In most, but not all, cases, the text of the fields is pushed
> > together so that letters overlap. The same thing happens if I use a
> > left tab in place of the center tab.
> > 
> > Am I doing something wrong, or should I submit a bug report?
> i have finally had some time to test it.
> something i noticed is, that changing the fonts solves the problem...
> strage strange...
> ciao
> a.l.e

Thanks for taking a look at it. For those who might be curious, the font
in question is "Nimbus Roman No9 L Regular", a Postscript font supplied
with Ghostscript.

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