[scribus] Fit photograph to frame

Christian Mandel c.mandel at gmx.net
Wed Nov 25 13:02:11 UTC 2015

Am 25.11.2015 um 11:00 schrieb ale rimoldi:
> hey
> On 25/11/15 10:38, Christian Mandel wrote:
>> Am 25.11.2015 um 10:04 schrieb ale rimoldi:
>>> hey
>>>> I guess I will either stick with copying the values in the PP as you
>>>> suggest and as I described in another post in detail or use the script
>>>> that Greg offered, which more or less resembles your method.
>>> in my experience, joining the chain (for the free scale) does the right
>>> thing, so you don't need to copy paste the values.
>> Unfortunately it does not, at least if the image has a higher y scale
>> percentage when filling the frame (this is the test case I have),
>> clicking the chain resets to the original scaling. But it is true,
>> this would be an efficient enough workflow.
> eh eh... as said: it does in my experience... which normally involves a
> bigger x than y...
> (i knew it while writing the lines above, but was too lazy to check for
> it...)
> currently, the chain always uses x as the reference value (now i have
> checked in 1.5.0) and the question is: should rather use max(x,y) for both?
> a trivial change, if everybody agrees that this could be useful and
> nobody sees a problem with it!
> if this is the case, please fill a ticket on http://bugs.scribus.net !

Bug report created: 0013561 (http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=13561). 
If there are unwanted side effects or other problems that prevent this 
change, simply close the bug.

Thanks and best regards


> ciao
> a.l.e
> p.s.: that would be a wonderful task for somebody wanting to create her
> first patch for scribus :-)

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