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Installation and Setup / Re: Scribus Crash#11
Last post by PatJr - Today at 02:20:30 PM
maybe you could try a flatpak or appimage of scribus

Installation and Setup / Re: Scribus Crash#11
Last post by MrB - Today at 11:39:30 AM
What version of Scribus are you using on which operating system?
Installation and Setup / Scribus Crash#11
Last post by HRTVSH - Today at 01:46:36 AM
Please signpost if this is not the right section for this question.

O/S Linux Mint

trying to open file: TCoT hardback master - sections -020623.sla

File crashing on attempting to open.

Dialogue Box 1: TCoC Endnotes note style has document range and provide same numbering style as set Default.

Dialogue Box 2: Scribus crashes due to Signal #11

Is it possible to fix this? Can I delete the Endnote style ranges in any way in order to fix?

PDF Generation / Re: formatting PDF fields not ...
Last post by jghali - June 02, 2023, 12:50:48 AM
Quote from: garydale on May 25, 2023, 02:20:43 AMAs I pointed out earlier, clearly the intent of the programmers is that PDF fields should be subject to normal Scribus paragraph and character styles. It's apparently not working properly.

Per PDF specifications, point, PDF Forms fields are limited in their use of fonts and colors : "The text shall be presented in a single style (font, size, colour, and so forth), as specified by the DA (default appearance) string". Scribus will consequently only use the styles defined at text frame level when exporting to PDF. Any style defined on the text itself will be ignored.

Practically PDF Forms fields are also limited to the kind of fonts they can use. If the font used in the form field is not available on user computer, it is mandatory to fully embed the corresponding font and the font has to be embedded in a specific way. So for PDF 1.4 and 1.5, this excludes any OpenType font using PostScript outlines such as Adobe Caslon Pro as such fonts cannot be fully embedded in PDF 1.4 and 1.5 formats. PDF 1.6 supports fully embedding OpenType fonts with PostScript outlines, however glyphs in such fonts are not addressed the same way as OpenType fonts with TrueType outlines, which Scribus considers as TTF btw, so these fonts will not work reliably across viewers when used in PDF Form fields.

The only fonts which works reliably in PDF form fields across viewers are the PDF base 14 fonts, TTF fonts and OpenType fonts with TrueType outlines (which can be embedded in PDF as if they were TTF fonts).
Text and Typography / Re: Right-aligned tabs
Last post by Nermander - June 01, 2023, 05:21:21 PM
Is it not sufficient to have like 0,2 mm difference between the tab and the margin? I am thinking this has to do with what units Scribus uses internally and a rounding error causing it to think the tab is outside the margin or something like that?

I don't remember what units Scribus uses internally, but I think it is not mm but rather some fraction of points.
Text and Typography / Re: Right-aligned tabs
Last post by Southern-X-87 - June 01, 2023, 10:06:23 AM
OK. Thanks both. So it is a bug and not just me. I've had to hack it and make my text box 152mm wide, manually checking for any words that go further than my desired 150mm margin.
Scribus forums / Re: CA for furums expired?
Last post by MrB - May 31, 2023, 10:25:00 PM
The ones for bugs, www, etc have been renewed. Pending this one for tomorrow.
Scribus forums / Re: CA for furums expired?
Last post by MrB - May 30, 2023, 08:53:21 PM
Sadly. yes. Hopefully renewed tonight.
Scribus forums / CA for furums expired?
Last post by AdmFubar - May 30, 2023, 07:21:15 PM
Just got a warning in my browser that the CA is no longer valid. :(
General Discussion / Re: Running Clamwin and found ...
Last post by Magpius - May 30, 2023, 08:13:57 AM
Thanks. Windows defender has found no issues. Happy to reinstall a fresh 1.5.8 and re-scan. Appreciate the feedback.