[scribus] Story Editor, Styles, & single words

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sun May 18 02:23:53 CEST 2008

John Culleton wrote:
> On Friday 16 May 2008 12:59:53 pm Tom O'Sullivan wrote:
>> First I should say I'm not only new to Scribus, but new to layout &
>> dont even have much experience with word processors - my excuse for
>> any dumb questions!  :)
>> Anyways, re the Story Editor and Text Styles:-
>> It looks like styles can only be applied to full lines in the Stroy
>> Editor - is that correct?
>> When you have to make text, say, bold or italic within a sentence
>> is that done simply using the toolbar on top?
>> I'm doing layout of a chapter of a book ("mock-up"/draft) that I'm
>> doing (semi-technical) illustrations for.
>> I'm wondering:- if they decide they want to change the font will I
>> have to go through the text and manually select & change font of
>> all the bold/italic words.
>> Thanks for any help!
>> Tom
> Highlight the word in hte story editor and then change the values up 
> top. Clumsy, but that's how I do it. 
Just to be a little more clear, Styles are for paragraphs - if you apply 
a Paragraph Style to a line, the entire line is affected. This does not 
prevent you from changing a few words independently. This is the way 
openoffice.org uses styles as well.


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