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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0001475ScribusInternalpublic2004-12-31 00:022009-07-08 11:00
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PlatformallOSallOS Versionall
Product Version1.3 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0001475: Bad hyphenating implementation
DescriptionAfter hyphenating, a 65k Scribus file (A4 format with 10k character text block) grew up to 1.9 MB. Almost every single character was maked with ITEXT. Working with Scribus becames a pain due slow response.

Additional InformationWill be a better aproach hyphenate with soft hyphen character (U+00AD) instead signed by ITEXT CSTYLE 8th bit attribute. More about soft hyphen: [^]
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Attached Files

- Relationships
related to 0000111assigned Scribus Document File format 
related to 0001130confirmed Problems with hyphenation 
related to 0002897closedmhanski Italian hyphenation not working right 
has duplicate 0007131closedjghali .sla files --> CSTYLE=0 ... CSTYLE=128 ... == HUGE FILE BLOAT 
related to 0003094acknowledged Add "hyphenation space" to hyphenation features 
child of 0003828acknowledged Metabug: Hyphenation 

-  Notes
ringerc (administrator)
2005-04-27 10:20

This is a known issue. The new format planned for 1.3 should alleviate the hyphenation problems, at least regarding how they're stored on disk.

There isn't much to be done about it in 1.2.x, unfortunately - there really isn't room to move on "better" hyphenation as far as I know.
Shaforostoff (reporter)
2009-07-08 11:00

it seems that hyphenating via Extras->Hyphenate Text works fine now (i have single ITEXT for 1 paragraph).

But "Hyphenate Text Automatically During Typing" in document setup doesn't work at all for me. Even worse: it seems that when it is working, it still creates dozens of ITEXTs. I think this option should be removed, or changed to just call Extras->Hyphenate Text automatically for new text frames.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2004-12-31 00:02 meiradarocha_jor New Issue
2004-12-31 07:40 cbradney Relationship added related to 0000111
2005-04-27 10:20 ringerc Note Added: 0004440
2005-04-27 10:20 ringerc Status new => acknowledged
2005-04-27 10:20 ringerc Product Version 1.2.1cvs => 1.3.0cvs
2006-01-31 14:16 plinnell Relationship added related to 0001130
2006-01-31 14:17 plinnell Relationship added related to 0003094
2006-02-05 21:32 jo-hannes Product Version 1.3.0cvs => 1.3
2006-02-05 21:34 jo-hannes Relationship added related to 0002897
2006-05-16 23:59 christoph_s Relationship added child of 0003828
2008-07-10 08:33 jghali Relationship added has duplicate 0007131
2009-07-08 11:00 Shaforostoff Note Added: 0022139

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