[Scribus] ugly quote marks

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Jun 28 16:04:59 CEST 2004

On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 15:06, Servants wrote:
> I am currently running Scribus 1.2rc1 cvs 24 June under 
> Slack 9.1 with qt-3.2.1 and xfree86-4.3.0.
> I have loaded an alternate font path for TrueType fonts from 
> my Windoze system, and am using Garamond.ttf.  The quote 
> marks, however, are ugly.  It seems that the text in 
> Scribus is using the undirected typewriter-style ASCII 
> single quotation mark and apostrophe U+0027 and U+0022 
> rather than the typographic directed quotation marks U+2018 
> and U+2019.  I know the problem is not the font, for it 
> works correctly in Windoze using PageMaker.  Any help 
> correcting this would be appreciated.  FWIW the same thing 
> happens in gimp-2.0.2 on this system.

Err.. yes.. thats the way it is.

Use Insert Special or type in the Unicode value in hex, eg 0x201C and
0x201D by F12 then the value.

For the moment Scribus does not do this automagically for you.

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