New features and fixes in Scribus 1.5svn
This page gives you a rundown of the new features in the next release of Scribus (version 1.5svn)
Now you can create real tables in Scribus, merge cells, split them.
Scribus now supports footnotes and welding together frames (welding)
Support for new PDF formats
EPub export (still in development)
Better support for dictionnaries (hungspell, scribus can load the dictionaries from its server)
Thanks to Elvis GSOC 2011 project and the improvements by Craig, Jean and Franz Scribus now has Tables that works in a similar way as you're used in word processors.
|Adding rows and columns
Now you can easily add new rows and columns to an existing table
|Split and merge cells||Fit the table to the frame|
Footnotes and welded text
Improvements to text frames
|Improvements to the linking tool
You can now create new frames while in linking mode and they will be automatically linked.
Not fixed bugs
This page has been heavily inspired by http://www.libreoffice.org/download/3-5-new-features-and-fixes/