[scribus] Justification and Tab

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Thu Jun 28 12:28:43 UTC 2012

On 06/28/2012 08:04 AM, Peter Nermander wrote:
>> Today I found out that if in the left part (First Group) there is no
>> space (e.g. only a number), then the Tab position is correct, but a soon
>> as you introduce a space before the Tab then the whole line is
>> "justified", that means spread over the whole line, including the Tab.
>> Is this a desired behavior for some situtions? I assume it is a bug. If
>> so I will file the bug report.
> My guess is that the space gets expanded because the adjustment
> algorithm does not consider the "apparent width" of the tab.
When you turn on full justification, it seems that spaces are the most
elastic element on the line, and there apparently is no allowance for
what tabs are supposed to do, give a certain position on the line.

So this is definitely something that needs fixing.


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