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0013310ScribusOS-MacOSXpublic2016-12-29 23:43
Reporterwwfromga Assigned Tocbradney  
Status confirmedResolutionopen 
PlatformMacOSOSXOS VersionMavericks
Product Version1.5.0 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0013310: [OSX] Insert Barcode ultimately leaves Scribus unusable
DescriptionWhen I try to insert a barcode (ISBN specifically), I get the dialog box, fill in the info, then click OK. At this point, the dialog box goes away, but I'm unable to do anything in Scribus now. Any click produces a "beep" indicating I'm not allowed to click there, and all menu items are grayed out, including "Exit Scribus"
Steps To Reproducefrom a suitable document, click Insert > Barcode
choose ISBN
fill in the necessary info. I was using 978-0-9830680-9-9, with the text in the barcode.
click OK. Mouse pointer changes to something, like it's expecting me to place the barcode. Any click anywhere generates the "not allowed" noise. Scribus has to be forced to close at this point.
Tagsknown issue


duplicate of 0013237 confirmed [OSX] Some 128 barcodes series do not insert 



2015-08-18 23:47

manager   ~0036066

Though it's not recommended, if you install 1.5.1 (bleeding edge) you'll see how barcodes just received a huge update. I'm using Scribus 1.5.1 for production because i'm not printing professionally with it. If you want to give it a try on OSX, install Scribus via Homebrew. Read the warnings first so you know what you're getting in to.


2015-09-26 20:41

manager   ~0036394

Confirmed on OSX 10.10.5 1.5.1 r20421
Would assign to Terry Burton but he's not on the list.


2015-09-26 20:55

developer   ~0036398

As for now, this never happened to me with 1.5 or 1.5.1 svn on ubuntu.

But for sbd not accustomed to creating vector-images with scribus, suddenly getting that strange vector-image-creation mouse pointer is surprising and can induce confusions.


2015-10-02 23:06

manager   ~0036480

Barcode dev explains why this won't be fixed anytime soon 0013237:0036475

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2015-08-18 21:01 wwfromga New Issue
2015-08-18 23:40 cbradney Relationship added duplicate of 0013237
2015-08-18 23:47 Kunda Note Added: 0036066
2015-09-26 20:41 Kunda Note Added: 0036394
2015-09-26 20:41 Kunda Assigned To => cbradney
2015-09-26 20:41 Kunda Status new => confirmed
2015-09-26 20:53 Kunda Category General => OS-MacOSX
2015-09-26 20:53 Kunda Summary Insert Barcode ultimately leaves Scribus unusable => [OSX] Insert Barcode ultimately leaves Scribus unusable
2015-09-26 20:55 JLuc Note Added: 0036398
2015-10-02 23:05 Kunda Tag Attached: KnownIssue
2015-10-02 23:06 Kunda Note Added: 0036480
2016-04-13 03:33 Kunda Tag Renamed KnownIssue => known issue
2016-12-29 23:43 plinnell Severity block => major