Bug 446149 - Scribus confused about fonts
Summary: Scribus confused about fonts
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Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: scribus
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andreas Bierfert
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On:
Blocks: 438286
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-05-13 01:03 UTC by Andrew McNabb
Modified: 2009-06-13 21:56 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-06-13 21:56:04 UTC


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Description Andrew McNabb 2008-05-13 01:03:09 UTC
Description of problem:

Scribus seems to be confused about fonts.  For instance, the default font for
new text is Abyssinica SIL Regular instead of a more normal choice (such as Deja
Vu Sans or something).  Since Abyssinica is an Ethiopic font, no text can be
entered.  For new users, this is very confusing.  Also, changing the font of
existing text seems to be ignored.

There are some relevant error messages printed to the console:

QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
Scribus help in your selected language does not exist, trying English.
Otherwise, please visit http://docs.scribus.net.
Scribus help in your selected language does not exist, trying English.
Otherwise, please visit http://docs.scribus.net.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

scribus-1.3.4-5.fc9

Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2008-05-26 23:43:43 UTC
Attempts at trying to change the font in the text area editor
can lead to a crash. This is on Fedora 8, which also suffers from
the fonts problem.

[...]
QComboBox::changeItem: (fontStyle) Index 0 out of range
scribus: storytext.cpp:283: void StoryText::removeChars(int, uint): Assertion
`pos + static_cast<int>(len) <= length()' failed.
Scribus Crash
-------------
Scribus crashes due to Signal #6
Calling Emergency Save
[...]


Comment 2 Luya Tshimbalanga 2008-06-25 07:53:39 UTC
I am including bug #438286 as it related to the default paragraph style issue.

Comment 3 Luya Tshimbalanga 2008-06-25 07:58:33 UTC
Just for reference, I have used the similar version on Windows XP which works
fine without issues. 

Comment 4 Luya Tshimbalanga 2009-02-17 04:43:27 UTC
The issue seems to be resolved on Fedora 10. Not sure if it also applied to Fedora 9.

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