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Further to the [[1.3.x Roadmap]], this page lists feature requests and bugs that we hope to get done in 1.3.x as well.
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[[Category:Development]] [[Category:Roadmaps]]
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Further to the [[1.3.x Roadmap]], this page lists feature requests and bugs that we hope to get done in 1.3.x as well. Many items which were here have been migrated to the Roadmap as they are completed. Entries are removed when done.
  
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<mantis>
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bugid = 131,168,185,187,204,212,231,304,306,321,328,331,371,393,415,452,453,454,459,460,461,466,480,492,498,502,504,505,533,555,575,577,579,689,835,889,950,990,1008,1032,1034,1037,1069,1085,1086,1094,1118,1212,1321,1398,1406,1410,1423,1462,1463,1474,1475,1518,1540,1569,1592,1598,1622,1627,1629,1630,1663,1671,1678,2264,2460
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comment#131 = Ability to have various typographic spacing (thin, en and em spaces) breakable and non-breakable... (subset if the "1.3.4 Hyphenation improvements # 417".) 
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comment#168 = Single click should place text cursor
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comment#185 = Allow frames on templates to have content when applied to normal pages.
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comment#187 = (extra optional tags on frames to be more specific)
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comment#204 = Drop Cap only for the first paragraph
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comment#212 = Ability to create initial vertical space at the beginning of a column
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comment#231 = Add in ability to import Colour Sets into current document
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comment#304 = predefined styles for text
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comment#306 = Copying pages in Scripter
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comment#321 = vertical aligning
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comment#328 = Ability to have line attributes (ie no style but changed settings) and styles per frame line
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comment#331 = Enabled click and <meta key>+click to create new frame
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comment#371 = Edit>Preferences>Fonts...>Available Fonts needs column sorting
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comment#393 = SVG inside a picture frame
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comment#398 = kerning information not updated when selecting text
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comment#415 = rules above or below paras request
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comment#452 = Tools>Bookmarks look is inconsistent with other dialogs
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comment#453 = Tools>Outline dialog should be made consistent with other dialogs.
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comment#454 = Tools>Page Palette look need to be slightly tweaked and the name changed
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comment#459 = template items could detach for stacking, moving, editing, deletion, on local pages
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comment#460 = drop-cap with # of letters, or first word(s). subsequent paras shift-return for newline, no dropcap
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comment#461 = drop-cap position for hanging, jutting, etc
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comment#466 = Positioning printouts on the page
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comment#480 = Being able to *switch* items in the Distribute/Align menu
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comment#492 = Footnotes which stay on the same page as the associated word
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comment#498 = Typography Preference Settings as part of Paragraph Styles
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comment#502 = Multiselection in items Overview
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comment#504 = We need more accuray object selection
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comment#505 = Object sellection with Ctrl
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comment#533 = move objects in the object-tree
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comment#555 = rotating objects without rotate-cursor ?
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comment#575 = (in general multiple application of properties)
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comment#577 = Paragraph Styles -> Kerning and language options missing
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comment#579 = right-click paragraph, save as paragraph style
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comment#689 = basepoint of lines cannot be set to the middle or diagonal one
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comment#835 = Measurement attachment to the guides and frames
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comment#889 = inverse bezier tool handling
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comment#950 = The search and replace dialogue should not be modal because the way it is now you cannot cut and paste into it.
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comment#990 = Mail-Merge
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comment#1008 = ?
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comment#1032 = Request: PDF Bookmarks at arbritrary locations within text frames.
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comment#1034 = Edit Paste disabled after copy from another program, but Control V works
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comment#1037 = GetTextLength returns 0 for non-empty frame
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comment#1069 = Auto-adjust size of text box to the text
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comment#1085 = Better text on path control
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comment#1086 = Lines styles with two or more parallel lines
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comment#1094 = Importing multipage PDFs must give options for importing a selection of pages see also 1352 (dup)
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comment#1118 = Give instant access to Style editor from within the Properties palette>Text
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comment#1212 = styles for drop caps
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comment#1321 = Individual DPI settings
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comment#1398 = Improve memory efficiency of raster image export
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comment#1406 = Add text metrics to scripter
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comment#1410 = Allow automatic text frames after document has been started
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comment#1423 = Single key-stroke to kern letters...
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comment#1462 = Lines (borders) on frames are drawn from the center of the edge to the outside
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comment#1463 = Add pdf export "templates"
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comment#1474 = RTF Import
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comment#1475 = Bad hyphenating implementation
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comment#1518 = PrefsTable breaks if indexing is started from (1,0)
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comment#1540 = Issue with stylesheet and emphasis like italic or bold fonts
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comment#1569 = regression from 1.2
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comment#1592 = New textframes not linkable to "Autoframes"
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comment#1598 = - assigned Missing preference to text importer
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comment#1622 = Splitting the import menu
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comment#1627 = improvement for handling changes in images on disc
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comment#1629 = A need to run menu items from the scriptor for automation purposes
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comment#1630 = A macro recorder to build a script automatically from users actions.
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comment#1663 = ability to assign shortcut keys to the running of a script
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comment#1671 = - needs testing
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comment#1678 = Search in Picture Management should search user specified directory list, pick up all matching images in dir.
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comment#2264 = - Support more PDF/X-x versions
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comment#2460 = - Support JDF
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</mantis>
  
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=131 131] Ability to have various typographic spacing  (thin, en and em spaces) breakable and non-breakable... (subset if the "1.3.4 Hyphenation improvements # 417".)
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** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=168 168]  Single click should place text cursor
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Previous Roadmap formatted list click to uncollapse ---->
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=185 185]  Allow frames on templates to have content when applied to normal pages.  
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** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=187 187] (extra optional tags on frames to be more specific)
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=131 131] Ability to have various typographic spacing  (thin, en and em spaces) breakable and non-breakable... (subset if the "1.3.4 Hyphenation improvements # 417".)
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=201 201] paragraph indent/tabulator disturbed by a floating image
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=168 168]  Single click should place text cursor
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=204 204] Drop Cap only for the first paragraph
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=185 185]  Allow frames on templates to have content when applied to normal pages.  
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=212 212] Ability to create initial vertical space at the beginning of a column
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=187 187] (extra optional tags on frames to be more specific)
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=221 221]/ 1106/1391 Selecting text in a multi-column text is a chore/ Cursor doesn't follow the text flow from one column to another in multi-columns layouts see also #1505
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=204 204] Drop Cap only for the first paragraph
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=231 231] Add in ability to import Colour Sets into current document
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=212 212] Ability to create initial vertical space at the beginning of a column
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=231 231] Add in ability to import Colour Sets into current document
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=304 304] predefined styles for text
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=306 306] Copying pages in Scripter
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=321 321] vertical aligning
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=328 328] Ability to have line attributes (ie no style but changed settings) and styles per frame line
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=331 331] Enabled click and <meta key>+click to create new frame
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=371 371] Edit>Preferences>Fonts...>Available Fonts needs column sorting
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=393 393] SVG inside a picture frame
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=398 398] kerning information not updated when selecting text
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=415 415] rules above or below paras request
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=452 452] Tools>Bookmarks look is inconsistent with other dialogs
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=453 453] Tools>Outline dialog should be made consistent with other dialogs.
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=454 454] Tools>Page Palette look need to be slightly tweaked and the name changed
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=459 459] template items could detach for stacking, moving, editing, deletion, on local pages
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=460 460] drop-cap with # of letters, or first word(s). subsequent paras shift-return for newline, no dropcap
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=461 461] drop-cap position for hanging, jutting, etc
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=466 466] Positioning printouts on the page
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=480 480] Being able to *switch* items in the Distribute/Align menu
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=492 492]  Footnotes which stay on the same page as the associated word
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=498 498]  Typography Preference Settings as part of Paragraph Styles
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=502 502]?  Multiselection in items Overview
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=504 504] We need more accuray object selection
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=505 505] Object sellection with Ctrl
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=533 533]  move objects in the object-tree
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=555 555] rotating objects without rotate-cursor ?
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=575 575] (in general multiple application of properties)
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=577 577]  Paragraph Styles -> Kerning and language options missing
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=579 579]  right-click paragraph, save as paragraph style
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=689 689]  basepoint of lines cannot be set to the middle or diagonal one
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=835 835] Measurement attachment to the guides and frames
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=889 889]  inverse bezier tool handling
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=950 950] The search and replace dialogue should not be modal because the way it is now you cannot cut and paste into it.
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=990 990] Mail-Merge
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1008 1008] ?
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1032 1032]?  Request: PDF Bookmarks at arbritrary locations within text frames.
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1034 1034] Edit Paste disabled after copy from another program, but Control V works
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1037 1037] GetTextLength returns 0 for non-empty frame
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1069 1069] Auto-adjust size of text box to the text
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1085 1085] Better text on path control
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1086 1086] Lines styles with two or more parallel lines
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1094 1094]  Importing multipage PDFs must give options for importing a selection of pages see also 1352 (dup)
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1118 1118] Give instant access to Style editor from within the Properties palette>Text
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1212 1212] styles for drop caps
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1321 1321]  Individual DPI settings
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1398 1398] Improve memory efficiency of raster image export
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1406 1406] Add text metrics to scripter
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1410 1410] Allow automatic text frames after document has been started
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1423 1423] Single key-stroke to kern letters...
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1462 1462] Lines (borders) on frames are drawn from the center of the edge to the outside
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1463 1463] Add pdf export "templates"
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1474 1474] RTF Import
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1475 1475] Bad hyphenating implementation
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1518 1518] PrefsTable breaks if indexing is started from (1,0)
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1540 1540]? Issue with stylesheet and emphasis like italic or bold fonts
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1569 1569] regression from 1.2
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1592 1592] New textframes not linkable to "Autoframes"
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1598 1598] - assigned Missing preference to text importer
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1622 1622]? Splitting the import menu
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1627 1627]  improvement for handling changes in images on disc
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1629 1629]  A need to run menu items from the scriptor for automation purposes
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1630 1630] A macro recorder to build a script automatically from users actions.
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1663 1663] ability to assign shortcut keys to the running of a script
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1671 1671] - needs testing
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1678 1678] Search in Picture Management should search user specified directory list, pick up all matching images in dir.
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=2264 2264] - Support more PDF/X-x versions
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* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=2460 2460] - Support JDF
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</div></div>
  
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=250 250] Add control-click/drag for lines to keep to 45 degree angles
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'''Other issues not linked to issue queue:'''  
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=262 262] Aligning objects based on the position of the first selected object - DONE
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* New from Template toolbar button?
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=273 273] More PDF presentation effects wanted
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* Tweak "save as template" - current UI is IMO confusing
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=294 294] Word spacing (dup ?)
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* Tweak nudge behaviour when snap to guides on
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=304 304] predefined styles for text
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* Tweak drag object behaviour when within snap distance of two different guides on the same axis
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=305 305] Column borders should be shown
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* Editable template mechanism
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=306 306] Copying pages in Scripter
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* Fix extreme performance issue when dragging complex vector selections like text converted to outlines
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=315 315] Zooming with Mouse
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* redraw issues
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=316 316] Image- and textframe creation by dragging from the right to the left side, and fom down to up isn´t possible
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* Try to avoid widows and orphans automatically? [http://bugs.scribus.net/bug_view_advanced_page.php?bug_id=0000132 bug 132]
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=321 321] vertical aligning
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* Options for performance (eg, antialiasing, dragging of groups showing item outlines, etc)
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=328 328] Ability to have line attributes (ie no style but changed settings) and styles per frame line
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* A way to place PDF and EPS files containing mixed type, vector, and raster graphics such that they're not output rasterised to PDF or PS.
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=331 331] Enabled click and <meta key>+click to create new frame
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* Compiling as a KDE Application by option, pure Qt only when KDE is not found. Gives us a lot of goodies for free.
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=344 344] Numbering in Multiple Duplicates
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* Riku's new Preferences class for easy access to storage/load/save of settings from both main program and plugins
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=349 349]  If a file is saved under a default name under a non-English locale it does not show up in the "Recent documents" submenu.
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* Managability features: Configurable template search path (probably in scribus.rc), ability to specify scribus.rc path with snippets to merge. Better description coming. Prompted by discussion with mlurie.
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=371 371] Edit>Preferences>Fonts...>Available Fonts needs column sorting
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=378 378]  normal, dissolve, overlay, difference, and other modes of transparancy
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=390 390] Accurate vertical and horizontal (objects/nodes/lines) moving with Ctrl key
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=393 393] SVG inside a picture frame
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=398 398] kerning information not updated when selecting text
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=403 403] Edit>Edit Styles>Append does not allow to choose the style to import like template append does.
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=405 405] Drag rulers to measure things
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=410 410] Applying the line spacing to a paragraph
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=415 415] rules above or below paras request
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=451 451] Tools>Scrapbook needs to be made consistent with "Layers"
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=452 452] Tools>Bookmarks look is inconsistent with other dialogs
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=453 453] Tools>Outline dialog should be made consistent with other dialogs.
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=454 454] Tools>Page Palette look need to be slightly tweaked and the name changed
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=459 459] template items could detach for stacking, moving, editing, deletion, on local pages
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=460 460] drop-cap with # of letters, or first word(s). subsequent paras shift-return for newline, no dropcap
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=461 461] drop-cap position for hanging, jutting, etc
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=466 466] Positioning printouts on the page
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=480 480] Being able to *switch* items in the Distribute/Align menu
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=482 482] Illogical behaviour when resizing/moving a frame below another. Ctrl should not be required to do the action.
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=492 492]  Footnotes which stay on the same page as the associated word
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=498 498]  Typography Preference Settings as part of Paragraph Styles
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=502 502]?  Multiselection in items Overview
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=504 504] We need more accuray object selection
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=505 505] Object sellection with Ctrl
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=509 509] Vertical Ruler: Numbers in wrong units or cut off
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=512 512] Better guide dialog
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=516 516] Improved Picture Search
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=532 532] enable right-click in the object list
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=533 533]  move objects in the object-tree
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=555 555] rotating objects without rotate-cursor ?
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=569 569]  Insert Special window is modal, complicating multiple insertions of special characters
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=575 575] (in general multiple application of properties)
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=577 577]  Paragraph Styles -> Kerning and language options missing
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=579 579]  right-click paragraph, save as paragraph style
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=607 607]  Align=center causes wrong cursor positioning
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=633 633]!  Drop caps not reaching to the top, and other issues - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=651 651]  Enhancements to the Help Browser - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=689 689]  bese inserting linespoint of lines cannot be set to the middle or diagonal one
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=691 691]  - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=697 697]  ctrl+end / ctrl+home should move to the very end/beginning of the textframe
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=717 717]  rename objects in object tree by context menu not ony by right click
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=835 835] Measurement attachment to the guides and frames
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=889 889]  inverse bezier tool handling
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=923 923] Object size in Multiple Duplicates
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=945 945]  option to choose between temporar and permanent font substitution - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=950 950] The search and replace dialogue should not be modal because the way it is now you cannot cut and paste into it.
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=956 956] Add a "duplicate layer" feature
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=969 969] SVG text alignment wrong
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=990 990] Mail-Merge
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1006 1006] white text is not visible in SE - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1008 1008] ?
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1012 1012] check
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1022 1022] Enhanced DPI export of pages as images
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1032 1032]?  Request: PDF Bookmarks at arbritrary locations within text frames.
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1033 1033]?  TIFF not found in non-US path - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1034 1034] Edit Paste disabled after copy from another program, but Control V works
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1037 1037] GetTextLength returns 0 for non-empty frame
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1039 1039] converting multiple text frames to outlines
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1042 1042] show more information when importing pictures - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1069 1069] Auto-adjust size of text box to the text
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1074 1074] Tab Leaders
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1067 1067] Shift-drag
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1085 1085] Better text on path control
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1083 1083] Smaller font size for tool palettes
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1086 1086] Lines styles with two or more parallel lines
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1094 1094]  Importing multipage PDFs must give options for importing a selection of pages see also 1352 (dup)
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1099 1099]  Inline graphics - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1101 1101]  Add in general align tools in Distribute/Align - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1102 1102] Make all functions from Right click context menu appear on Item menu - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1109 1109] Inserting shapes / pictures / frames with click needs default size
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1118 1118] Give instant access to Style editor from within the Properties palette>Text
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1117 1117] Right indent in Edit Style dialog
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1175 1175] Switching between GUI languages from within Scribus - MOSTLY DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1212 1212] styles for drop caps
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1215 1215] Toolbars cannot be hidden once palettized
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1223 1223] Make non-printable "characters" visible - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1252 1252]  configure doesn't detect missing headers from the libart_lgpl package - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1318 1318]? Execute Script' crashes Scribus when built against a thread-enabled Python debug build
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1321 1321]  Individual DPI settings
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1342 1342] auto adding of pages
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1365 1365] Convert text on a path to outlines
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1358 1358]  Ability to apply a template to all odd (or even) pages to a range of pages in Page>Apply template - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1393 1393] Printing Ignores Landscape
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1398 1398] Improve memory efficiency of raster image export
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1401 1401] moving objects in one of axis with mouse + keyboard
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1406 1406] Add text metrics to scripter
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1410 1410] Allow automatic text frames after document has been started
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1423 1423] Single key-stroke to kern letters...
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1462 1462] Lines (borders) on frames are drawn from the center of the edge to the outside
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1463 1463] Add pdf export "templates"
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1474 1474] RTF Import
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1475 1475] Bad hyphenating implementation
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1485 1485] Set pt as the default unit for Above and Below in the Paragraph Style dialog
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1488 1488] Being able to resize a straight line or change its angle from any end-points - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1518 1518] PrefsTable breaks if indexing is started from (1,0)
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1519 1519]  In Layout-mode, align works only on a per sentence/paragraph basis
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1532 1532] Layers palette enhancements
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1534 1534] PATCH: Informative user feedback when PDF/X3 and colour management - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1540 1540]? Issue with stylesheet and emphasis like italic or bold fonts
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1552 1552] Smallest word in Hyphenator Settings falls short by one letter - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1558 1558]  Item > Distribue/Align, should be ever present and a toolbar - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1569 1569] regression from 1.2
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1571 1571] Setting of View -> Snap to guide and Snap to grid doesn't save
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1572 1572] Text flows around frame does not work correct in page templates - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1574 1574] Story Editor: Deleting words with CTRL+Backspace/CTRL+DEL - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1578 1578] Zoom-Tool zooms wrong document area
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1592 1592] New textframes not linkable to "Autoframes"
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1593 1593] Paste in Story Editor leads to "reformating" in Storyeditor - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1594 1594] inserting a page number, by the documented cntrl + # , does not work - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1595 1595] insert page number- Menu Item - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1598 1598] - assigned Missing prefence to text importer
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1601 1601] - to be tested - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1602 1602]?  insert a color picker to pick colors from pictures etc - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1605 1605] - could be fixed by separate text field in file ?
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1619 1619] Create Shortcut for Story-Editor - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1620 1620] give the default margins a usable value - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1622 1622]? Splitting the import menu
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1627 1627]  improvement for handling changes in images on disc
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1629 1629]  A need to run menu items from the scriptor for automation purposes - assigned
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1630 1630] A macro recorder to build a script automatically from users actions. [IN PROGRESS]
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1633 1633]-assigned plugins manager - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1635 1635] cursors for instruments
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1638 1638] wrong sequence of menus - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1648 1648] Ability to get the line count in a text frame
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1650 1650] Inserting a picture frame triggered a crash
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1659 1659] Editing overlapping frames is very challenging because when selected, a frame retains its stacking order
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1661 1661] - prolly a dup Selecting multiple paras and changing style only affects one para - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1663 1663] ability to assign shortcut keys to the running of a script
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1670 1670] multipled tab spaces in story editor are ignored in text-frame - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1671 1671] - needs testing
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1673 1673] Image offset within frame is wrong for scaled images
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1674 1674] - assigned - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1677 1677] Change "Kerning" to "Tracking" in UI to more accurately reflect function - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1678 1678] Search in Picture Management should search user specified directory list, pick up all matching images in dir.
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1681 1681] - patch included - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1730 1730] - Distribute/Align doesn't correctly distribute space - DONE
 
** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=2264 2264] - Support more PDF/X-x versions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
** New from Template toolbar button?
 
** Tweak "save as template" - current UI is IMO confusing
 
** In Preferences->Ruler, button to reset ruler scale to default or to screen DPI
 
** Tweak nudge behaviour when snap to guides on
 
** Tweak drag object behaviour when within snap distance of two different guides on the same axis
 
** Editable template mechanism
 
** Fix extreme performance issue when dragging complex vector selections like text converted to outlines
 
** redraw issues
 
** Try to avoid widows and orphans automatically? [http://bugs.scribus.net/bug_view_advanced_page.php?bug_id=0000132 bug 132]
 
 
 
** Options for performance (eg, antialiasing, dragging of groups showing item outlines, etc)
 
** A way to place PDF and EPS files containing mixed type, vector, and raster graphics such that they're not output rasterised to PDF or PS.
 
 
 
** Compiling as a KDE Application by option, pure Qt only when KDE is not found. Gives us a lot of goodies for free.
 
** Riku's new Preferences class for easy access to storage/load/save of settings from both main program and plugins
 
** Managability features: Configurable template search path (probably in scribus.rc), ability to specify scribus.rc path with snippets to merge. Better description coming. Prompted by discussion with mlurie.
 
  
 
== Optional Extras ==
 
== Optional Extras ==
** KDE/WebDAV integration
+
* KDE/WebDAV integration
** Database and network storage  
+
* Database and network storage  
** 'Edit in helper' (related to above) to edit text in an external app, as the current GIMP integration does it.
+
* 'Edit in helper' (related to above) to edit text in an external app, as the current GIMP integration does it.
** Scanner support Aquire from scanner, like in gimp  
+
* Scanner support Aquire from scanner, like in gimp  
** Digikam support
+
* Digikam support
** Dynamic Templates
+
* Dynamic Templates
** Using Scribus objects via Scripter (like ScribusView.ActualPage.Item[1].SetText('bah')) => need to study python docs hard ;) (sip? )
+
* Using Scribus objects via Scripter (like ScribusView.ActualPage.Item[1].SetText('bah')) => need to study python docs hard ;) (sip? )
 +
* Automatically select smallest printer-supported ISO (or US, where LC_PAPER is en_US) paper size that job will fit on when printing.
  
 +
== Ideas from the Bugtracker==
 +
This section contains useful single ideas from RFEs that have been closed, because they exceeded the scope of a layout program.
  
** Automatically select smallest printer-supported ISO (or US, where LC_PAPER is en_US) paper size that job will fit on when printing.
+
*The ability to use real frame nodes as reference points to set coordinates rather than just bounding box keypoints.

Latest revision as of 20:04, 13 September 2014

Further to the 1.3.x Roadmap, this page lists feature requests and bugs that we hope to get done in 1.3.x as well. Many items which were here have been migrated to the Roadmap as they are completed. Entries are removed when done.

<mantis> bugid = 131,168,185,187,204,212,231,304,306,321,328,331,371,393,415,452,453,454,459,460,461,466,480,492,498,502,504,505,533,555,575,577,579,689,835,889,950,990,1008,1032,1034,1037,1069,1085,1086,1094,1118,1212,1321,1398,1406,1410,1423,1462,1463,1474,1475,1518,1540,1569,1592,1598,1622,1627,1629,1630,1663,1671,1678,2264,2460 comment#131 = Ability to have various typographic spacing (thin, en and em spaces) breakable and non-breakable... (subset if the "1.3.4 Hyphenation improvements # 417".) comment#168 = Single click should place text cursor comment#185 = Allow frames on templates to have content when applied to normal pages. comment#187 = (extra optional tags on frames to be more specific) comment#204 = Drop Cap only for the first paragraph comment#212 = Ability to create initial vertical space at the beginning of a column comment#231 = Add in ability to import Colour Sets into current document comment#304 = predefined styles for text comment#306 = Copying pages in Scripter comment#321 = vertical aligning comment#328 = Ability to have line attributes (ie no style but changed settings) and styles per frame line comment#331 = Enabled click and <meta key>+click to create new frame comment#371 = Edit>Preferences>Fonts...>Available Fonts needs column sorting comment#393 = SVG inside a picture frame comment#398 = kerning information not updated when selecting text comment#415 = rules above or below paras request comment#452 = Tools>Bookmarks look is inconsistent with other dialogs comment#453 = Tools>Outline dialog should be made consistent with other dialogs. comment#454 = Tools>Page Palette look need to be slightly tweaked and the name changed comment#459 = template items could detach for stacking, moving, editing, deletion, on local pages comment#460 = drop-cap with # of letters, or first word(s). subsequent paras shift-return for newline, no dropcap comment#461 = drop-cap position for hanging, jutting, etc comment#466 = Positioning printouts on the page comment#480 = Being able to *switch* items in the Distribute/Align menu comment#492 = Footnotes which stay on the same page as the associated word comment#498 = Typography Preference Settings as part of Paragraph Styles comment#502 = Multiselection in items Overview comment#504 = We need more accuray object selection comment#505 = Object sellection with Ctrl comment#533 = move objects in the object-tree comment#555 = rotating objects without rotate-cursor ? comment#575 = (in general multiple application of properties) comment#577 = Paragraph Styles -> Kerning and language options missing comment#579 = right-click paragraph, save as paragraph style comment#689 = basepoint of lines cannot be set to the middle or diagonal one comment#835 = Measurement attachment to the guides and frames comment#889 = inverse bezier tool handling comment#950 = The search and replace dialogue should not be modal because the way it is now you cannot cut and paste into it. comment#990 = Mail-Merge comment#1008 = ? comment#1032 = Request: PDF Bookmarks at arbritrary locations within text frames. comment#1034 = Edit Paste disabled after copy from another program, but Control V works comment#1037 = GetTextLength returns 0 for non-empty frame comment#1069 = Auto-adjust size of text box to the text comment#1085 = Better text on path control comment#1086 = Lines styles with two or more parallel lines comment#1094 = Importing multipage PDFs must give options for importing a selection of pages see also 1352 (dup) comment#1118 = Give instant access to Style editor from within the Properties palette>Text comment#1212 = styles for drop caps comment#1321 = Individual DPI settings comment#1398 = Improve memory efficiency of raster image export comment#1406 = Add text metrics to scripter comment#1410 = Allow automatic text frames after document has been started comment#1423 = Single key-stroke to kern letters... comment#1462 = Lines (borders) on frames are drawn from the center of the edge to the outside comment#1463 = Add pdf export "templates" comment#1474 = RTF Import comment#1475 = Bad hyphenating implementation comment#1518 = PrefsTable breaks if indexing is started from (1,0) comment#1540 = Issue with stylesheet and emphasis like italic or bold fonts comment#1569 = regression from 1.2 comment#1592 = New textframes not linkable to "Autoframes" comment#1598 = - assigned Missing preference to text importer comment#1622 = Splitting the import menu comment#1627 = improvement for handling changes in images on disc comment#1629 = A need to run menu items from the scriptor for automation purposes comment#1630 = A macro recorder to build a script automatically from users actions. comment#1663 = ability to assign shortcut keys to the running of a script comment#1671 = - needs testing comment#1678 = Search in Picture Management should search user specified directory list, pick up all matching images in dir. comment#2264 = - Support more PDF/X-x versions comment#2460 = - Support JDF </mantis>

Previous Roadmap formatted list click to uncollapse ---->

  • 131 Ability to have various typographic spacing (thin, en and em spaces) breakable and non-breakable... (subset if the "1.3.4 Hyphenation improvements # 417".)
  • 168 Single click should place text cursor
  • 185 Allow frames on templates to have content when applied to normal pages.
  • 187 (extra optional tags on frames to be more specific)
  • 204 Drop Cap only for the first paragraph
  • 212 Ability to create initial vertical space at the beginning of a column
  • 231 Add in ability to import Colour Sets into current document
  • 304 predefined styles for text
  • 306 Copying pages in Scripter
  • 321 vertical aligning
  • 328 Ability to have line attributes (ie no style but changed settings) and styles per frame line
  • 331 Enabled click and <meta key>+click to create new frame
  • 371 Edit>Preferences>Fonts...>Available Fonts needs column sorting
  • 393 SVG inside a picture frame
  • 398 kerning information not updated when selecting text
  • 415 rules above or below paras request
  • 452 Tools>Bookmarks look is inconsistent with other dialogs
  • 453 Tools>Outline dialog should be made consistent with other dialogs.
  • 454 Tools>Page Palette look need to be slightly tweaked and the name changed
  • 459 template items could detach for stacking, moving, editing, deletion, on local pages
  • 460 drop-cap with # of letters, or first word(s). subsequent paras shift-return for newline, no dropcap
  • 461 drop-cap position for hanging, jutting, etc
  • 466 Positioning printouts on the page
  • 480 Being able to *switch* items in the Distribute/Align menu
  • 492 Footnotes which stay on the same page as the associated word
  • 498 Typography Preference Settings as part of Paragraph Styles
  • 502? Multiselection in items Overview
  • 504 We need more accuray object selection
  • 505 Object sellection with Ctrl
  • 533 move objects in the object-tree
  • 555 rotating objects without rotate-cursor ?
  • 575 (in general multiple application of properties)
  • 577 Paragraph Styles -> Kerning and language options missing
  • 579 right-click paragraph, save as paragraph style
  • 689 basepoint of lines cannot be set to the middle or diagonal one
  • 835 Measurement attachment to the guides and frames
  • 889 inverse bezier tool handling
  • 950 The search and replace dialogue should not be modal because the way it is now you cannot cut and paste into it.
  • 990 Mail-Merge
  • 1008 ?
  • 1032? Request: PDF Bookmarks at arbritrary locations within text frames.
  • 1034 Edit Paste disabled after copy from another program, but Control V works
  • 1037 GetTextLength returns 0 for non-empty frame
  • 1069 Auto-adjust size of text box to the text
  • 1085 Better text on path control
  • 1086 Lines styles with two or more parallel lines
  • 1094 Importing multipage PDFs must give options for importing a selection of pages see also 1352 (dup)
  • 1118 Give instant access to Style editor from within the Properties palette>Text
  • 1212 styles for drop caps
  • 1321 Individual DPI settings
  • 1398 Improve memory efficiency of raster image export
  • 1406 Add text metrics to scripter
  • 1410 Allow automatic text frames after document has been started
  • 1423 Single key-stroke to kern letters...
  • 1462 Lines (borders) on frames are drawn from the center of the edge to the outside
  • 1463 Add pdf export "templates"
  • 1474 RTF Import
  • 1475 Bad hyphenating implementation
  • 1518 PrefsTable breaks if indexing is started from (1,0)
  • 1540? Issue with stylesheet and emphasis like italic or bold fonts
  • 1569 regression from 1.2
  • 1592 New textframes not linkable to "Autoframes"
  • 1598 - assigned Missing preference to text importer
  • 1622? Splitting the import menu
  • 1627 improvement for handling changes in images on disc
  • 1629 A need to run menu items from the scriptor for automation purposes
  • 1630 A macro recorder to build a script automatically from users actions.
  • 1663 ability to assign shortcut keys to the running of a script
  • 1671 - needs testing
  • 1678 Search in Picture Management should search user specified directory list, pick up all matching images in dir.
  • 2264 - Support more PDF/X-x versions
  • 2460 - Support JDF

Other issues not linked to issue queue:

  • New from Template toolbar button?
  • Tweak "save as template" - current UI is IMO confusing
  • Tweak nudge behaviour when snap to guides on
  • Tweak drag object behaviour when within snap distance of two different guides on the same axis
  • Editable template mechanism
  • Fix extreme performance issue when dragging complex vector selections like text converted to outlines
  • redraw issues
  • Try to avoid widows and orphans automatically? bug 132
  • Options for performance (eg, antialiasing, dragging of groups showing item outlines, etc)
  • A way to place PDF and EPS files containing mixed type, vector, and raster graphics such that they're not output rasterised to PDF or PS.
  • Compiling as a KDE Application by option, pure Qt only when KDE is not found. Gives us a lot of goodies for free.
  • Riku's new Preferences class for easy access to storage/load/save of settings from both main program and plugins
  • Managability features: Configurable template search path (probably in scribus.rc), ability to specify scribus.rc path with snippets to merge. Better description coming. Prompted by discussion with mlurie.

Optional Extras

  • KDE/WebDAV integration
  • Database and network storage
  • 'Edit in helper' (related to above) to edit text in an external app, as the current GIMP integration does it.
  • Scanner support Aquire from scanner, like in gimp
  • Digikam support
  • Dynamic Templates
  • Using Scribus objects via Scripter (like ScribusView.ActualPage.Item[1].SetText('bah')) => need to study python docs hard ;) (sip? )
  • Automatically select smallest printer-supported ISO (or US, where LC_PAPER is en_US) paper size that job will fit on when printing.

Ideas from the Bugtracker

This section contains useful single ideas from RFEs that have been closed, because they exceeded the scope of a layout program.

  • The ability to use real frame nodes as reference points to set coordinates rather than just bounding box keypoints.