[scribus] Quick route to story editor.

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Wed Mar 15 14:45:46 UTC 2017

On 03/15/2017 09:46 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> 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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