[scribus] Accessing Story Editor in 1.5.0
eilert-sprachen at t-online.de
Wed Jun 18 13:59:18 UTC 2014
Am 18.06.2014 15:30, schrieb john Culleton:
> On Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:14:43 +0200
> "Christoph SchÃ¤fer" <christoph-schaefer at gmx.de>
>> The reason for removing this feature was that
>> it caused all sorts of crashes. The SE code is
>> *very* old and needs to be completely
>> rewritten, and we currently don't have the
>> human resources to work on it. If someone with
>> experience in C++ and Qt wants to step in and
>> do the work, it would be much appreciated.
>> Otherwise, we prefer stability over features on
>> the way to 1.5.0/1.6.0 Alpha 1.
> At last an explanation. I have never had a crash
> when going to the Style Editor from the listing
> in the Story Editor. But obviously others haven't
> been so lucky.
> I can't promise to do any good but if you would
> list the names of the C++ and related Qt source
> code modules (I download and compile the svn
> version of 1.5.0 nightly) I'll take a look at
> them. Once upon a time long ago in another
> century I was a programmer and manager of
> programmers. The likelihood of my doing any good
> is minimal but I'll at least look at the code.
> The appearance of the Story Editor window in
> 1.4.4 is quite different than the one in 1.5.0,
> so at least some recent changes have been made.
> For me and probably others the Story
> Editor is a major tool when putting together
> either book covers or book interiors.
I just realised that I have 1.4.2 here, not 1.4.3 as I thought. Anyway,
I cannot directly access the style editor from the text editor. I do
remember, however, that long time ago there used to be an option for
this which was quite practical but cut in later versions due to
Is that what you mean? Or is there another reason that I do not have
this option in 1.4.2?
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