[Scribus] Inserting special characters

User anonymous
Sun Apr 20 02:24:29 CEST 2003

On 18 Apr 2003 20:36:47 -0400,
Peter Linnell wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-04-17 at 23:24, ephemeron wrote:
> > Using the KDE 3 utility kcharselect, I pasted special
> > characters like an em dash, typographical quotes and the euro
> > sign into scribus.  These appear on the on-screen layout but
> > aren't printed or saved.  I'm using scribus 0.9.8.  Is this a
> > known issue?  Is there any way of printing and saving these
> > characters in a scribus layout?
> Scribus does have its own special carachter insertion
> palette. Extras > Insert Special.

I don't have this in my Extras menu.  All I have is:

Manage Pictures
Hyphenate Text

I'm using Scribus 0.9.8.  Did I somehow compile it wrong (missing
library perhaps)?[1] Or are you using a more up-to-date version?

> The next version will have a whole bunch of new code to enable
> a far wider selection of glyphs and embedding in PDF etc. among
> other touches.  Franz has mentioned a new release in the next
> few days.

Thanks for your reply.

[1] $ ldd /usr/bin/scribus
        libcups.so.2 => /usr/lib/libcups.so.2 (0x40023000)
        liblcms.so.1 => /usr/lib/liblcms.so.1 (0x4003c000)
        libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x40055000)
        libtiff.so.3 => /usr/lib/libtiff.so.3 (0x40058000)
        libqt-mt.so.3 => /usr/lib/libqt-mt.so.3 (0x4009b000)
        libpng12.so.0 => /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0 (0x40655000)
        libz.so.1 => /lib/libz.so.1 (0x4067d000)
        libm.so.6 => /lib/libm.so.6 (0x4068b000)
        libXext.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.so.6 (0x406ac000)
        libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x406b9000)
        libresolv.so.2 => /lib/libresolv.so.2 (0x40774000)
        libSM.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libSM.so.6 (0x40784000)
        libICE.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libICE.so.6 (0x4078c000)
        libpthread.so.0 => /lib/libpthread.so.0 (0x407a2000)
        libnsl.so.1 => /lib/libnsl.so.1 (0x407f1000)
        libstdc++.so.5 => /usr/lib/i686/libstdc++.so.5 (0x40804000)
        libgcc_s.so.1 => /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 (0x408bb000)
        libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x408c2000)
        libjpeg.so.62 => /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62 (0x409d2000)
        libfontconfig.so.1 => /usr/lib/libfontconfig.so.1 (0x409f0000)
        libGL.so.1 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.so.1 (0x40a15000)
        libXmu.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXmu.so.6 (0x40a7c000)
        libXrender.so.1 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXrender.so.1 (0x40a90000)
        libXft.so.2 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXft.so.2 (0x40a95000)
        libfreetype.so.6 => /usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6 (0x40aa5000)
        /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x40000000)
        libexpat.so.1 => /usr/lib/libexpat.so.1 (0x40af5000)
        libXt.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXt.so.6 (0x40b13000)

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