[scribus] line spacing

"Christoph Schäfer" christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Wed Jul 30 13:24:25 CEST 2008

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> Datum: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 10:46:27 +0200
> Von: Pierre Marchand <capparis at free.fr>
> An: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Betreff: Re: [scribus] line spacing

> Vous (Louis Desjardins) avez écrit :
> > I assume you ask how to access those characters. Right?
> >
> > Insert > Glyph will pop up a dialog where you can pick any of the
> > available glyphs for the font you are using.
> Not exactly. I’ve just checked the english menu item and it is
> misleading, it 
> should be labelled "Insert>Character" since Scribus inspects _only_ the 
> Unicode characters map of the font to find glyphs. It means that you
> won’t be 
> able to insert glyphs such as small caps, old style figures, etc. with
> fonts 
> which have not register these  glyphs into PUA or other tricks (it’s not
> unusual with modern OTF fonts where large range of glyphs are expected to
> be 
> accessed by setting font features).

While Scribus cannot access _all_ glyphs in an OTF font yet, Insert > Glyph is still correct, as you can insert ligatures from the dialog. Ligatures are definitely glyphs, not characters.

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