[scribus] Trouble running Scribus 1.4.0 with IceWM and, Rox

Craig Bradney cbradney at zip.com.au
Fri Jan 6 21:09:35 UTC 2012

On 1/6/12 4:20 PM, john Culleton wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:08:45 +0000
> "K.King" <k.king177 at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>> <<
>>  > hi duane,
>>  >
>>  > 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!
>>  >
>>  > have a nice day
>>  > a.l.e
>> We can agree to disagree on this point. Several posts I read
>> today are from those who find Story Editor more convenient.
>>  >>
>> indeed, a number of people I have introduced to Scribus find the
>> Story Editor concept alien and cumbersome, they want WYSIWYG editing
>> (which has improved) and if some customizable dock-able editing
>> toolbars were available I think would make even better.
>> k.
> Happily it is not either/or. Both methods are available. Each has
> some advantages. I just get a little nervous when developers talk
> about "redoing" the Story Editor. The only recent change that I
> have noted was to remove the quick path to/from the Style Editor from
> within the Story Editor. That was a very useful feature that I
> used all the time. 

John, this is the open source world. You have the code, you can add it back in if you want.

If you really want it back, I'll even help find the commit that removed it.

However, we decided we don't want it in the general distribution of Scribus.


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