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** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1681 1681] - patch included - DONE
 
** [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=1730 1730] - Distribute/Align doesn't correctly distribute space - DONE
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** [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=2264 2264] - Support more PDF/X-x versions
  
  

Revision as of 09:00, 19 July 2005

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.

    • 81 Ability to change page orientation after document creation - DONE
    • 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)
    • 201 paragraph indent/tabulator disturbed by a floating image
    • 204 Drop Cap only for the first paragraph
    • 212 Ability to create initial vertical space at the beginning of a column
    • 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
    • 231 Add in ability to import Colour Sets into current document
    • 237 Enable Toggling low-res / high - res display of picture on the canvas - DONE
    • 250 Add control-click/drag for lines to keep to 45 degree angles
    • 262 Aligning objects based on the position of the first selected object - DONE
    • 273 More PDF presentation effects wanted
    • 294 Word spacing (dup ?)
    • 304 predefined styles for text
    • 305 Column borders should be shown
    • 306 Copying pages in Scripter
    • 315 Zooming with Mouse
    • 316 Image- and textframe creation by dragging from the right to the left side, and fom down to up isn´t possible
    • 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
    • 344 Numbering in Multiple Duplicates
    • 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.
    • 371 Edit>Preferences>Fonts...>Available Fonts needs column sorting
    • 378 normal, dissolve, overlay, difference, and other modes of transparancy
    • 390 Accurate vertical and horizontal (objects/nodes/lines) moving with Ctrl key
    • 393 SVG inside a picture frame
    • 398 kerning information not updated when selecting text
    • 403 Edit>Edit Styles>Append does not allow to choose the style to import like template append does.
    • 405 Drag rulers to measure things
    • 410 Applying the line spacing to a paragraph
    • 415 rules above or below paras request
    • 451 Tools>Scrapbook needs to be made consistent with "Layers"
    • 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
    • 482 Illogical behaviour when resizing/moving a frame below another. Ctrl should not be required to do the action.
    • 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
    • 509 Vertical Ruler: Numbers in wrong units or cut off
    • 512 Better guide dialog
    • 516 Improved Picture Search
    • 532 enable right-click in the object list
    • 533 move objects in the object-tree
    • 555 rotating objects without rotate-cursor ?
    • 569 Insert Special window is modal, complicating multiple insertions of special characters
    • 575 (in general multiple application of properties)
    • 577 Paragraph Styles -> Kerning and language options missing
    • 579 right-click paragraph, save as paragraph style
    • 607 Align=center causes wrong cursor positioning
    • 633! Drop caps not reaching to the top, and other issues - DONE
    • 651 Enhancements to the Help Browser - DONE
    • 689 bese inserting linespoint of lines cannot be set to the middle or diagonal one
    • 691 - DONE
    • 697 ctrl+end / ctrl+home should move to the very end/beginning of the textframe
    • 717 rename objects in object tree by context menu not ony by right click
    • 835 Measurement attachment to the guides and frames
    • 889 inverse bezier tool handling
    • 923 Object size in Multiple Duplicates
    • 945 option to choose between temporar and permanent font substitution - DONE
    • 950 The search and replace dialogue should not be modal because the way it is now you cannot cut and paste into it.
    • 956 Add a "duplicate layer" feature
    • 969 SVG text alignment wrong
    • 990 Mail-Merge
    • 1006 white text is not visible in SE - DONE
    • 1008 ?
    • 1012 check
    • 1022 Enhanced DPI export of pages as images
    • 1032? Request: PDF Bookmarks at arbritrary locations within text frames.
    • 1033? TIFF not found in non-US path - DONE
    • 1034 Edit Paste disabled after copy from another program, but Control V works
    • 1037 GetTextLength returns 0 for non-empty frame
    • 1039 converting multiple text frames to outlines
    • 1042 show more information when importing pictures - DONE
    • 1069 Auto-adjust size of text box to the text
    • 1074 Tab Leaders
    • 1067 Shift-drag
    • 1085 Better text on path control
    • 1083 Smaller font size for tool palettes
    • 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)
    • 1099 Inline graphics - DONE
    • 1101 Add in general align tools in Distribute/Align - DONE
    • 1102 Make all functions from Right click context menu appear on Item menu - DONE
    • 1109 Inserting shapes / pictures / frames with click needs default size
    • 1118 Give instant access to Style editor from within the Properties palette>Text
    • 1117 Right indent in Edit Style dialog
    • 1175 Switching between GUI languages from within Scribus - MOSTLY DONE
    • 1212 styles for drop caps
    • 1215 Toolbars cannot be hidden once palettized
    • 1223 Make non-printable "characters" visible - DONE
    • 1252 configure doesn't detect missing headers from the libart_lgpl package - DONE
    • 1318? Execute Script' crashes Scribus when built against a thread-enabled Python debug build
    • 1321 Individual DPI settings
    • 1342 auto adding of pages
    • 1365 Convert text on a path to outlines
    • 1358 Ability to apply a template to all odd (or even) pages to a range of pages in Page>Apply template - DONE
    • 1393 Printing Ignores Landscape
    • 1398 Improve memory efficiency of raster image export
    • 1401 moving objects in one of axis with mouse + keyboard
    • 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
    • 1485 Set pt as the default unit for Above and Below in the Paragraph Style dialog
    • 1488 Being able to resize a straight line or change its angle from any end-points - DONE
    • 1518 PrefsTable breaks if indexing is started from (1,0)
    • 1519 In Layout-mode, align works only on a per sentence/paragraph basis
    • 1532 Layers palette enhancements
    • 1534 PATCH: Informative user feedback when PDF/X3 and colour management - DONE
    • 1540? Issue with stylesheet and emphasis like italic or bold fonts
    • 1552 Smallest word in Hyphenator Settings falls short by one letter - DONE
    • 1558 Item > Distribue/Align, should be ever present and a toolbar - DONE
    • 1569 regression from 1.2
    • 1571 Setting of View -> Snap to guide and Snap to grid doesn't save
    • 1572 Text flows around frame does not work correct in page templates - DONE
    • 1574 Story Editor: Deleting words with CTRL+Backspace/CTRL+DEL - DONE
    • 1578 Zoom-Tool zooms wrong document area
    • 1592 New textframes not linkable to "Autoframes"
    • 1593 Paste in Story Editor leads to "reformating" in Storyeditor - DONE
    • 1594 inserting a page number, by the documented cntrl + # , does not work - DONE
    • 1595 insert page number- Menu Item - DONE
    • 1598 - assigned Missing prefence to text importer
    • 1601 - to be tested - DONE
    • 1602? insert a color picker to pick colors from pictures etc - DONE
    • 1605 - could be fixed by separate text field in file ?
    • 1619 Create Shortcut for Story-Editor - DONE
    • 1620 give the default margins a usable value - DONE
    • 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 - assigned
    • 1630 A macro recorder to build a script automatically from users actions. [IN PROGRESS]
    • 1633-assigned plugins manager - DONE
    • 1635 cursors for instruments
    • 1638 wrong sequence of menus - DONE
    • 1648 Ability to get the line count in a text frame
    • 1650 Inserting a picture frame triggered a crash
    • 1659 Editing overlapping frames is very challenging because when selected, a frame retains its stacking order
    • 1661 - prolly a dup Selecting multiple paras and changing style only affects one para - DONE
    • 1663 ability to assign shortcut keys to the running of a script
    • 1670 multipled tab spaces in story editor are ignored in text-frame - DONE
    • 1671 - needs testing
    • 1673 Image offset within frame is wrong for scaled images
    • 1674 - assigned - DONE
    • 1677 Change "Kerning" to "Tracking" in UI to more accurately reflect function - DONE
    • 1678 Search in Picture Management should search user specified directory list, pick up all matching images in dir.
    • 1681 - patch included - DONE
    • 1730 - Distribute/Align doesn't correctly distribute space - DONE
    • 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? 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.