[scribus] insert polygon fails

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Mon May 21 00:33:23 UTC 2012

On 05/20/2012 06:53 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 05/20/2012 06:50 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> On 05/20/2012 06:42 PM, klaus garen wrote:
>>> Am 21.05.2012 00:31, schrieb Gregory Pittman:
>>>> On 05/20/2012 03:58 PM, klaus garen wrote:
>>>>> hello,
>>>>> i am using scribus 1.4.1 on an ubuntu (precise) machine.
>>>>> unfortunately i can not insert a polygon.
>>>>> the dialog seems to be ok, but after i clicked OK nothing happens
>>>>> "insert textframe", "insert imageframe", "insert line", "insert 
>>>>> shape",
>>>>> ... - they work
>>>>> is it a bug?
>>>>> what can I do?
>>>> I guess maybe no one does that way, so who knows how long it's been
>>>> broken...
>>>> You can still use the Polygon tool on the toolbar
>>> it is the same - the dialog pops up but after that it does not work
>> not exactly. On the toolbar there are 2 functions. There is the main 
>> icon to be able to create a polygon (ie, activate the mouse), and the 
>> other to set propeties. When you set properties from the toolbar, you 
>> have to go back and click the icon(if you have changed the number of 
>> sides its shape should change on the toolbar) to activate the mouse 
>> (or press P)
>> I've just checked this out in 1.4.1, 1.4.2svn and the toolbar is 
>> working Ok.
> my mistake, the shape on the toolbar stays a pentagon for the Polygon 
> tool. Just rechecked 1.4.1 and 1.4.2svn and they're working.
I think I found the fix, just have to wait until the devs check in tomorrow.


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