[scribus] 1.4: Dead-key bug in edit-in-frame, Linux

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 5 14:15:27 UTC 2012

On 01/05/2012 07:54 AM, ale rimoldi wrote:
> hi,
>>> finally, you should probably try to work without the storybook
>>> editor. scribus has improved a lot in the last few years and -- for
>>> most cases and users -- the story editor is not needed anymore:
>>> just edit your text in the frame itself. it's much more
>>> comfortable, that way!
>> Edit-in-frame has a dead-key bug ('e instead é) in GNU/Linux (Ubuntu
>> 11.04), but works fine in Windows (Wine).
>> http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=9680
> for most cases and users it's ok.
> there may be an ubuntu problem, i can't test it right now. but it's
> certainly not a problem on debian: just tested, i can type 'e and get
> an é.
> so it's not a general GNU/Qt/Mozilla/Libreoffice/Google/Molenaar/Linux
> problem...

This has been a variable problem in the past, seemingly most 
frequent/persistent with Ubuntu.

Make sure you have the latest, greatest, up to date Scribus -- 1.4.0

I just tried with Fedora 16 KDE using a Compose key, and had no problem 
in Story Editor or editing directly in the frame.


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