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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0001156ScribusStory Editor / Text Framespublic2017-04-25 14:40
ReporterringercAssigned To 
PrioritylowSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
Platformx86 LinuxOSFedora CoreOS Version1
Product Version1.2.1cvs 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0001156: Auto-adjust column/frame leading to fit nearest line
DescriptionIt could be very useful to have Scribus automatically adjust the leading on a block of text in a frame so that the text automatically fit the column neatly. If a line almost fit in the column, it could compress the rest of the text a little rather than leave a white gap at the bottom of the column. If there was a white gap where there is no more text to flow into the column, it could expand the text out to fit.

This would reduce the amount of manual tweaking required to get neatly fitting columns, and make life a lot easier when the text gets re-flowed as the user wouldn't need to unto and re-do their spacing tweaks.

Ideally this would be a frame attribute and would not affect the stored style of the text - it'd be applied on the fly. That would prevent problems when auto-adjusted text gets reflowed into another frame.

Of course, this couldn't eliminate manual column adjustment - it'd look terrible if a column was almost empty, for one thing.

This could work extremely well in conjunction with the text blocks in bug 0001155.
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related to 0001155 acknowledged Support non-breakable text blocks 
has duplicate 0014771 closedcbradney vertical text distribution 
related to 0002558 closedcbradney vertical justification in text frames 

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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2004-09-27 08:45 ringerc New Issue
2004-09-27 08:45 ringerc Description Updated
2004-09-27 08:45 ringerc Relationship added related to 0001155
2004-09-27 13:34 ringerc Category Documentation => Story Editor / Text Frames
2005-06-15 10:42 ringerc Status new => acknowledged
2005-09-14 16:06 ringerc Relationship added related to 0002558
2015-09-17 20:08 Kunda Category Story Editor / Text Frames => Story Ed/Txt Frames
2015-09-17 20:12 Kunda Category Story Ed/Txt Frames => Story Editor / Text Frames
2017-04-25 14:40 ale Relationship added has duplicate 0014771