[scribus] Need an api/direct set for levels
deco33000 at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 6 18:34:53 UTC 2014
Will do that.
By the way, Scripter does not have a setter for levels !
Thanks you all !
> Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:38:17 -0400
> From: gpittman at iglou.com
> To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Subject: Re: [scribus] Need an api/direct set for levels
> On 10/06/2014 06:05 AM, a.l.e wrote:
> > hi jog,
> >> it would be *very* nice to have a programmatic way to set a level for
> >> an object.I have 1300 objects and clicking again and again to reach
> >> 884 is absolutely boring.
> >> Maybe a textarea, enabling the user to enter the number he/she wants
> >> close to the arrows ?If I missed something, please tell me :)
> > i don't think that level should be used to set a specific level.
> > basically, you should not know that an item is at the level 884 nor care
> > about it. only the "relative levels" should matter.
> > as far as i know, this is how most (if not all) programs work.
> > you should be able to reach your goal by moving items to the top /
> > bottom and than move up and down a few levels.
> > separate your items by layer if it does not work.
> > two further remarks from my side:
> > - it could be useful to add (to the align and distribute dialog?) a way
> > to move an item above / below another item (first selected / last
> > selected)
> > - scripting could be useful, but...
> I think all these suggestions are good, but there must be some sort of
> miscommunication or misunderstanding.
> Levels are unique to an object. You cannot have two objects on the same
> level. OTOH, as pointed out by a.l.e, you can create and use Layers and
> have multiple objects on the same layer, each with its own level. When
> you move something up or down in the levels, it is relative to its
> current level and objects above and below.
> An entire layer can also be moved up or down, relative to other layers.
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