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Layout Issues / Re: Center (horizontal) alignm...
Last post by DragonPub - August 31, 2023, 08:43:18 PM
Quote from: Aleks100 on August 31, 2023, 01:37:43 PMHave you checked indentation in paragraph style?

Thank you! It was "Default Paragraph", which contains an indent.

Created new paragraph style for centered text.
MacOS / re: Scribus 1.5.8 on Ventura
Last post by Racke Rauchzart - August 31, 2023, 02:41:38 PM
I just see there are no (visible) execution rights, and my user seems to be an administrator. So it seems this idea was misleading.

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So then I restarted the machine (Chines wisdom: "Wenn nix mehr tut, reboot"). When I tried again, I was asked to install Rosetta (which I had not been needing before). After this, Scribus did start.

I am not aware to have seen this Rosetta screen before. Anyway..

Are there currently any development efforts towards getting it running natively on the topic Apple platform?

Thank you.
MacOS / re: Scribus 1.5.8 on Ventura
Last post by Racke Rauchzart - August 31, 2023, 02:25:19 PM

I am also struggling to install Scribus on a new mac (with M2 processor, on Ventura 13.5.1).

I downloaded the file, double clicked it to run the installer and can see now a file called Scribus in the program folder. If I double click, I see a short animation, then nothing. No error message. In the list of programs currently running (the command-option-escape screen) it is not listed.

In such a situation, Apple suggests to click the program icon while holding the control key. Context menu opens, but selecting Open from there does not make a difference.

After opening Information from the context menu of the file I see that I have just the rights to read and write. So for me it smells like I need the execution rights, can that be? But I see no way to add them. I wonder if it is a Scribus issue or an Apple issue.

Thank you...
Layout Issues / Re: Center (horizontal) alignm...
Last post by Aleks100 - August 31, 2023, 01:37:43 PM
Have you checked indentation in paragraph style?
Layout Issues / Re: Center (horizontal) alignm...
Last post by AdmFubar - August 31, 2023, 04:42:40 AM
Scribus version and os version would help.

Also a sample of the file will really help.

Off hand i'd say you might have a leading white space stuck in in there. Have you checked?
View/Text Frames/Control Characters
Layout Issues / Center (horizontal) alignment ...
Last post by DragonPub - August 31, 2023, 01:51:10 AM
Greetings. Newbie. Thank you for your patience & your expertise. I have diligently searched the internet for this problem, but every single hit I've ever found is for vertical alignment, not horizontal. I'm surprised I don't find it, but maybe it's a peculiarity of my system.

Right-click text frame.
Content Properties.
Align Text Center.

Result: "Centered" text is always offset to the right, regardless of content or length of text. Also regardless of left-facing or right-facing page. Left & Right Text Distances both zero.

Sample enclosed. Page number (doesn't matter if it's auto-generated page number or static text) is offset to the right. Page number is 1, greyish region on left marks off halfway point across text frame. Not just a WYSIWYG problem, because I pulled the screenshot from the resulting PDF. I doubt it has anything to do with the printer, but it's Epson L-555 FWIW. Font doesn't seem relevant.

Expected: the text (page number) should be centered on the half-way point of the text frame.

I could work around page numbering problem by justifying left on left-facing pages & right on right-facing pages. But trying same for headers containing book title & chapter title would look weird. They too are all off-center. Trying to shrink text frame down to contents then centering that seems kludgy and maybe error-prone, not to mention tedious.

Advice & insights appreciated.
Tutorials, Tips and How-Tos / Re: Getting started with Scrib...
Last post by tim_occ - August 29, 2023, 11:12:03 PM
For beginners, I can recommend a video tutorial series on YouTube.
General Discussion / Re: End of development for Scr...
Last post by MrB - August 29, 2023, 09:18:16 PM
1.4.8 was the last version of 1.4.x. For those that want to build 1.4.x, there are more fixes still in 1.4.9.svn.
General Discussion / Re: Scribus 1.6.0 - preparatio...
Last post by AdmFubar - August 29, 2023, 07:21:05 PM
I wanna know if there will be a party, and will there be cake?? ;D
General Discussion / Re: Scribus 1.6.0 - preparatio...
Last post by sersha - August 29, 2023, 03:01:19 PM
Hurrah! Any hints when it might materialize? Eagerly awaiting... And thanks for the wonderful work so far.