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Version history for Scribus

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Changes for v1.4.1 - v1.4.2

  • New spellchecker based on Hunspell
  • 64-bit versions available for Windows Vista, 7 and 8
  • Documentation updates (including translations)
  • Updated UI translations
  • A security update for the Python Scripter (Windows)
  • Fixes to issues with file locations and file names (Windows)
  • Fixes and an enhancement to the Scripter
  • Additional build options
  • Major and minor bugfixes, ranging from crashes in some corner cases to usability improvements

Changes for v1.4.0 - v1.4.1

  • *Addition of the GiveLife Color System(R) swatch palettes (, license in the swatches directory.
  • * Updates to resolve small canvas interaction issues
  • * Corrections to both bitmap and SVG image import issues
  • * Addition of undo steps for path operations and page moving
  • * Corrections to some master page behaviour
  • * Fixes for text editing issues
  • * Enhancements to scripter
  • * Translation updates
  • * The Italian version of the help documents has been updated significantly
  • * Relocation of profiles and swatches to the share directory of Unix-like systems (linux, OS X, etc) to fit in with the file system recommendations

Changes for - v1.4.0 RC 2

  • Newer Scribus version can open the older version's file, but the opposite is not true. Stable Scribus cannot open developmental Scribus 1.4.0 files. There is no way to convert the file back once you switch it to the newer branch. However, you can run both branches in parallel to test the new functionality.

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