[scribus] Improvements in 1.5.1

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Sat Oct 3 20:13:39 UTC 2015

> On 03 Oct 2015, at 22:11, John Culleton <John at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Oct 2015 12:53:30 +0200
> Peter Nermander <peter at nermander.se> wrote:
>>> I think what is normal is to have a
>>> preferences selection as the last option, and
>>> within the dialog box that pops up you can
>>> change or reset things there.
>> Maybe the problem here is that to many of the
>> different settings are in the same place. Maybe
>> they should be split into different places?
>> -Program preferences and
>> -Document settings
>> would be two suitable names, but there still is
>> no clear way to let the user know how to change
>> settings for all new documents.
>> Program preferences would be anything not
>> related to the documents.
>> Document settings of course settings related to
>> the document.
>> But what settings are used for a new document?
>> How do most other programs handle it?
>> It is not intuitive that the same dialog works
>> differently depending on whether a document is
>> open or not, since most users tend to always
>> have a document open. We can see that on the
>> numerous questions about this.
>> Maybe
>> -Program preferences
>> -Document settings
>> -New document settings
>> But it would take more space in the menu.
>> /Peter
> OK here is another one. 
> I create a text frame. 
> I click on the frame.
> I see a label called "Edit"
> But if I click on this I don't get to edit the
> text in the text frame. 
> Instead I must click on a label that says
> Content. Then I can click on Edit text. 
> When I click on a text frame 90% of the time
> I want to edit the text in that frame. So there
> should be a choice for "Edit text" as the first
> choice when I click on that frame.

Use the edit shortcut.. Control T. Your life will be easier


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