• [VOICENWS] SW: Scribus 1.4.3 available for OS/2 & eComStation

    From VOICE News Service@1:3634/1000 to All on Fri Aug 2 05:41:15 2013

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    From: paulDESPAM@DESPAMsmedley.id.au

    The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the release of Scribus 1.4.3. Like the previous version, this is mostly a bugfixing release, but there are also some important enhancements:

    Scribus has been ported to the Haiku operating system. For more information see: http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Installing_Scribus_on_Haiku

    The Barcode Writer has been updated and supports many more barcodes, including QR.

    The Galaxy GaugeΓäó color matching system and color tools have been included.

    New color palettes from government agencies (Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, United Kingdom) have been included.

    More Open Source color palettes have been included.

    Improvements to the build system.

    Improvements to the Preflight Verifier.

    The A4 page size limit of TeX-rendered graphics in Render Frames has been removed.

    The Short Words plug-in now supports Danish.

    Many updates to the Online Manual.

    Most important bugfixes:

    Disabled hyphenation on some Linux distributions is working again.

    Some unit conversion issues have been fixed.

    Display issues related to Ubuntu's Unity interface have been fixed.

    Some fixes to wrong or irritating UI behavior.

    Memory management in connection with the new Hyphenator has been optimized.

    Issues with the Clang compiler have been fixed.

    Scribus now supports Pillow as an alternative to the Python Imaging Library.

    Many translation updates.

    For a complete list of changes see: http://bugs.scribus.net/changelog_page.php?version_id=86 and http://lists.scribus.net/pipermail/scribus-commit

    The Scribus Team would like to thank Giovanni Mugnai for porting Scribus to Haiku, as well as Christian Hitz for updating the Barcode Writer.

    We are also especially grateful to Scientific Illustration Services, Inc. (USA)
    and Mike Wofsey for making the Galaxy GaugeΓäó color matching system and related color tools available to Scribus users under an Open Source licence and
    for joining the group of Scribus's Special Supporters.

    A ZIP archive for OS/2 Warp 4 and eComStation is available under: http://sourceforge.net/projects/scribus/files/scribus/1.4.3


    * http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/1.4.3_Release

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