[Scribus] Stupid N00b Question

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Jul 4 08:27:14 CEST 2005

On Monday 04 July 2005 08:19, John Jordan wrote:
> On 4 Jul 2005, at 7:47, Craig Bradney wrote:
> > On Monday 04 July 2005 06:08, John Jordan wrote:
> > > I found a place on the wiki where it speaks of true quote marks. I
> > > have been doing DTP for years, and know exactly what they are and
> > > when to use them. What I can't figure out is how to get Scribus to
> > > use them automatically. Hitting F12 and entering a code is so last
> > > century. Surely there's a setting somewhere?
> >
> > No, no setting.
> > In 1.2.x you have F12 for entering unicode characters, any of them not
> > just quotes. You also have insert glyph. In 1.3.x you have those, plus
> > the insert menu items. You will hopefully have automatic replacement
> > based on character style settings .. coming to a 1.3.x near you any
> > time soonish :)
> I found Insert Special, is that what you mean by Insert Glyph? It
> works, but is kind of clumsy. For one thing, the window opens too
> small and doesn't remember the size you dragged it out to.

Yeah.. Insert Special in 1.2, Insert Glyph in 1.3.

> Is there a way to do it by Search and Replace? I can't figure out
> how to get 201c, etc. into the Replace box.

Copy paste I guess. We need to enable unicode entry/unicode values there too.

> As for 1.3, I have 1.21 which was listed in Synaptic on my Ubuntu-
> 64 machine. Is there a Debian package somewhere with the latest
> beta of 1.3?

Have a look at:

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