Large space between text lines

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AnalogueMan
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Large space between text lines

Postby AnalogueMan » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:18 pm

After the large Inkscape update to version 0.92, I am facing the
problem which I have shown in the attachment.
On the left of the vertically placed resistor symbol, in the new version
there is a large space between R2 and 2k. I did this next to the situation which was in the older version.
Whatever I tried, I cannot correct this (properties etc. ?) to a somewhat narrower space.
What can I do to correct this?
Faced also other problems with for instance my default line width which is suddenly also changed but
I do not think there is a connection....
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tylerdurden
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby tylerdurden » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:01 am

Maybe the space change tool will help:

Text-Spacing-problem.svg_-_Inkscape_2017-01-11_13-56-27.jpg
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tmelorc1
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby tmelorc1 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:08 am

Is it not related to that 25px space?

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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby AnalogueMan » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:19 am

Thanks tylerdurden for your reply but,......
I do not understand a word of it.
I DID NOT CHANGE ANYTHING and AFTER that version update ALL my
schematic diagrams, when I want to change text, show this stupid space.
And I do not have the foggiest idea how to correct this!! :twisted:
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tylerdurden
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby tylerdurden » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:22 am

The picture I attached shows the mouse pointer by the question mark and a tooltip... that question mark is a button that changes the spacing of the text. I would try that.
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I'm using 0.92 64 bit win8.1


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tmelorc1
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby tmelorc1 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:33 am

I'm using another version but when I opened your file that vertical space between lines was 10. In the picture above it is 25px. When I changed it to 1 the text was corrected.

Image

I don't know why but the distance between lines are changed.

AnalogueMan
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby AnalogueMan » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:52 am

Thanks you all, but normally I do not have to change that spacing to the desired one
when I once have done that.
But now I have to do this every time when entering text to get a good result. Is there a default value that I can somewhere set?
And moreover,
when entering text (create and edit text objects :F8) I CANNOT navigate through that text anymore when using
those left/right arrow keys!!
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AnalogueMan
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby AnalogueMan » Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:15 am

Well, somehow I managed to set things as I had before.
I did not exactly know what caused my problems but both the spacing and that
navigating when using those arrow keys are working now.
God do I regret having updated Inskape without any second thoughts :(
Next time I will be very VERY cautious......
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Moini
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby Moini » Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:25 am

There's an extension that was created to fix line-heights in old Inkscape files: https://gitlab.com/su-v/inx-legacytext/tree/master
It's supposed to be included in 0.92.1...
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tylerdurden
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby tylerdurden » Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:35 am

AnalogueMan wrote:Is there a default value that I can somewhere set?


Yes. I used the "Question mark" button , then set the font as the default. When I type new text (e.g. Erika Type), the linespacing is the same as the older linespacing.
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Most other answers are in the Inkscape Manual! :-)
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~suv
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Re: Large space between text lines

Postby ~suv » Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:48 am

Moini wrote:There's an extension that was created to fix line-heights in old Inkscape files: <snip>direct link to source files snipped</snip>
It's supposed to be included in 0.92.1...

Please note that the mentioned extension does not “solve” or address usage questions about text formatting in current Inkscape 0.92, and won't help with the new text object (AFAICT added with Inkscape 0.92) in the file initially shared by AnalogueMan.

Off topic:
The context of the extension is explained in the bug report where I submitted it for inclusion: ZIP archives of the latest version of the extension (for testing) can be downloaded here:


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