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0009047ScribusGeneralpublic10-Apr-23 05:2112-Oct-22 21:27
Assigned Tocbradney 
PrioritynormalSeveritytweakReproducibilityhave not tried
StatusclosedResolutionno change required 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version1.5.0svn 
Target Version1.5.0Fixed in Version 
Summary0009047: Make colour changes unavailable if multiple items are selected or grouped
DescriptionIn 1.5svn it's possible to change the colour/gradient/pattern of multiple selected or grouped items. This shouldn't be possible (1.3.7svn does it correctly), because it's easy to inadvertently change the fill of all items.
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ale (manager)
10-Apr-23 22:30

i may agree for the grouped item (even if i think i have already tried to set the color of grouped elements...), but not for multiple elements: i should be able to change in one shot the bgcolor of 6 shapes!

and for the unwanted changes, there should be a nice undo... well: there is actually a nice undo!
cbradney (administrator)
10-Apr-23 23:19

DISAGREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NO NO NO
Mike (reporter)
10-Apr-23 23:49

I need editing of grouped objects too. I need option edit all grouped objects in any way (some are missing now).
Vladimir Savic (reporter)
12-Jan-05 02:23

I have to agree with ale on this one. I hate click, change color, click again, hunt down correct tab in PP, change color, click, etc. routine. It's just stupid. Reliable undo is sufficient.

Why this bothers me:
I had to change stroke width of about 40 objects of different kind. It took me hours to figure out which one I've missed, where did I stop last time, which one are set incorrectly (I did some mistakes in the process too)... It's stupid.
Mike (reporter)
12-Jan-05 09:21

There is other way how to do it more effective now:

- Click on the group, open PP (colors are inactive), ungroup (all items are selected... colors are active), change color, group.

- If you select more that one object without grouping, for get colors active is necessary to group.

But although this solution is not so bad I would like to have the native one too.
pygmee (developer)
12-Oct-21 00:09

agree with ale, but solution would be to have frame styles so that the problem would mainly be solved
ale (manager)
12-Oct-22 13:17

well, i want to be able to select two frames and set the background color for both as transparent...

and frame styles would be very welcome, yes :-)
cbradney (administrator)
12-Oct-22 21:27

No point keeping this open longer, you should be able to select any number of items and change their common properties.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
10-Apr-23 05:21 christoph_s New Issue
10-Apr-23 22:30 ale Note Added: 0023784
10-Apr-23 23:19 cbradney Note Added: 0023785
10-Apr-23 23:49 Mike Note Added: 0023786
12-Jan-05 02:23 Vladimir Savic Note Added: 0027458
12-Jan-05 09:21 Mike Note Added: 0027459
12-Oct-21 00:09 pygmee Note Added: 0029063
12-Oct-22 13:17 ale Note Added: 0029076
12-Oct-22 21:27 cbradney Note Added: 0029079
12-Oct-22 21:27 cbradney Status new => closed
12-Oct-22 21:27 cbradney Assigned To => cbradney
12-Oct-22 21:27 cbradney Resolution open => no change required

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