[Scribus] ugly quote marks
Mon Jun 28 16:16:48 CEST 2004
On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 16:05, Servants wrote:
> On Monday 28 June 2004 22:04, you wrote:
> > 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.
> > Craig
> Thanks. Where would one "type in the Unicode value in hex?"
in the text frame type, for example:
Hello F12+201C Bruce F12+201D
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