[scribus] active links while editing a scribus document
nickigriffin at mac.com
Mon Nov 26 15:20:28 UTC 2012
I quite like being able to 'tweak' in preview mode. I think the issue is as much because it is slow to switch between preview and non-preview as it is about the cluttered screen.
On 26 Nov 2012, at 14:45, a.l.e wrote:
> yesterday, franz has done a change to the preview mode that, in my eyes, should first be discussed by the scribus users.
> r17909 by fschmid - First committ to make the "Preview Mode" look more like in other Applications
> First committ to make the "Preview Mode" look more like in other Applications
> - No more editing possible.
> - PDF Links linking to the same document are working now when activated.
> on the one side it is certainly useful to have a way to test the pdf forms in scribus, but -- on the other side -- i'm not sure that disabling the editing in preview mode is a change that will please everybody.
> some issues i'm aware of:
> - switching the preview mode on and off can be very slow (so people may want to stay in preview mode while doing visual tweaks).
> - the canvas can be very cluttered, and one may want to switch to the preview mode to do further changes without being disturbed by guides, invisible frame borders & co.
> - we already have other links that work in the edit mode (footnotes) and will have more of them in the future (TOC, references, ...): shouldn't pdf links work just like the other references?
> i would be interested in hearing what the scribus users think: do you need the editing capabilities while being in preview mode?
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