[scribus] Quick route to story editor.

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Wed Mar 15 13:46:02 UTC 2017

On 03/14/2017 09:24 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 03/14/2017 06:13 PM, scrib at wexfordpress.com wrote:
>> I know that at least one of the developers doesn't like the story editor 
>> but I respectfully disagree. I use nothing else for text.
>>  The latest revision I have (21814) has no icon on the icon bar allowing 
>> one to draw a text frame with easy access to the story editor.
>>  So what is the most direct way to create a text frame  and then edit the 
>> frame in the story editor?
>>  Second question: Is there a way to put the story editor icon on my icon 
>> bar permanently?
>>  Third question: Are there plans to eliminate the story editor in the 
>> future?
> It may be that with the new icon set you don't recognize it. There is a
> T with a box around it that is for Edit Contents mode. Just to the right
> of it is a T with a vertical line to the right -- that's the new icon
> for Story Editor.
> There used to be an item Edit Text in the context menu for text frames
> that would also open the Story Editor, but now instead there is Content
>> Edit Contents of Frame, which turns on Edit Contents mode.

I think it was a mistake to get rid of the context menu method of
opening the Story Editor. Edit Contents mode can easily be activated by
double-clicking on the frame, so adding it to the context menu isn't
quite so necessary.


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