[scribus] My thought so far, on Scribus as a serious contender
gpittman at iglou.com
Thu Mar 1 01:22:19 UTC 2018
On 02/28/2018 12:12 AM, "Christoph Schäfer" wrote:
>> Gesendet: Dienstag, 27. Februar 2018 um 23:44 Uhr
>> Von: JLuc <jluc at no-log.org>
>> An: scribus at lists.scribus.info
>> Betreff: Re: [scribus] My thought so far, on Scribus as a serious contender
>> Le 27/02/2018 à 10:37, Colin a écrit :
>>> 1. In the save as dialogue box, you need way too many clicks as you drill down to find the directory you wish to save in. In the Mac finder, as you click on a directory it opens to reveal the tree below, in Scribus you need to double-click - why?
>> You can bookmark commonly used folders :
>> Once you have reached the directory you wish to save in,
>> go up one level and drag'n'drop the folder to the left part of the file dialog :
>> it bookmarks it so it can be reached in one click for future uses.
>>> 2. Selecting text is a little bit quirky when you are dragging to select - and how do you select ALL text in linked frames - if you drag, it only selects in that frame, if you shift click beginning and end of text nothing happens ?? ‘Select All’, only selects text in the frame you are in - not all text in linked frames, which is no good at all.
>> Using normal wisiwisig mode you can't select over 2 frames or over 2 pages. That's a severe hindrance sometime.
>> But you can select all text of a linked text frame set using the story editor.
> Hi Colin,
> You can select text across linked frames without using the Story Editor. Just click into one frame and use Ctrl+A (I guess on a Mac that'd be CMD+A). Now all text has been selected, even though you don't see it -- that's a display issue and one of those things that needs to be fixed before a stable 1.6.0 can be released. You can also select parts of a text across frames by pressing the shift key and using the up/down arrow keys. In this case the display works as expected.
I'm not seeing this latter behavior to be true with Linux/Fedora 26 --
you can only seem to highlight text in one frame. You can seem to make
it jump to the next frame in the link series, and highlight text there,
but the highlighting in the previous frame disappears, and then some
action like deleting the text only deletes the highlighted text.
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