[Scribus] Scribus and WYSIWYG

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Jan 3 14:21:24 CET 2005

On Monday 03 January 2005 14:03, Craig Ringer wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-01-03 at 22:47 +1100, Elliott-Brennan wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > My second question about Scribus. When making changes to fonts in the
> > 'edit text' option (right click on text box), the text, when changed is
> > not different until I save and close the box. That is, I cannot see the
> > change (either font style or size) until I save and exit. The colour,
> > mind you, changes immediately.
> >
> > Is this correct, or is there a WYSIWYG problem with my installation?
> It is the expected current behaviour. Scribus uses custom font rendering
> code on the canvas, so it can't use it's current font support to draw
> the text in the story editor. For now, it just doesn't show the fonts.
> I don't know if there are any plans to try to draw text in its real font
> and size in the story editor later. It'd be useful, but could also cause
> problems (imagine working on a very large document with huge type, or on
> very small high detail type).

You can use the Update text frame without exit button

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