[scribus] Scribus 1.4.6 / Ubuntu 20.04

Javier García Alfaro javiergalfaro at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 14:03:22 UTC 2020

Hi, I don't know if the above message was leaked or just no way to solve
this issue.

El sáb., 6 de jun. de 2020 a la(s) 03:26, Javier García Alfaro (
javiergalfaro at gmail.com) escribió:

> Hi, I appreciate everyone's contributions.
> The issue is those drop caps, the text flow around the boxes in a higher
> text box seems to not work.
> "cuerpo c/capi" paragraph style applies the drop caps, and a character
> style ("capital") isn't working either.
> if necessary here are the fonts
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/92h8h4nsfg8pp8k/fontz.zip?dl=0
> Thanks to all again!
> El vie., 5 de jun. de 2020 a la(s) 04:55, ale rimoldi (ale.comp_06 at xox.ch)
> escribió:
>> hi javier
>> when moving from 1.4 to 1.5 you will experience changes in the text
>> layout.
>> so, it is to be expected that the text flow will not be exactly the
>> same.
>> (on top of it, you might have done the screenshot differently, or 1.5
>> does not have exactly the same font as 1.4)
>> but, as JLuc wrote, the misplacement of the drop cap is probably not
>> one of the changes you should expect.
>> i see a few ways to get along with it:
>> - you can share a sample document made with 1.4 and let us check what
>>   is happening .
>>   there might be a bug that needs to be reported.
>> - find out if there is a simple change you can do to get the drop cap
>>   to show correctly.
>> - if you're doing something "crazy" around the drop cap, don't do it
>>   and fix your workflow.
>> if a bug is found and fixed, you're best bet will probably be to take
>> an appimage that works for you and stick to it until 1.5.6 is released
>> (or until you found a newer appimage that also works for you and has
>> even more bugs fixed)
>> (there are currently rather big changes going on in 1.5.6 and some
>> commits might not work well. but generally speaking each newer version
>> is more stable and better than the previous one)
>> you might be able to do the same with the ppa, but, then, you cannot
>> test the new version before updating.
>> ciao
>> a.l.e
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