[Scribus] quotes and ligatures

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Jul 4 19:03:46 CEST 2005

On Monday 04 July 2005 17:43, David Soukal wrote:
> Hello,
> while reading the discussion of the automation of quotation mark
> replacement, I realized that it would also be nice if Scribus could
> (automatically or on demand) replace ligatures.
> This is a not a big deal since one can use "Find and replace" to do the
> job. However, for larger amount of text this can be tedious. Also, not
> all groups of "ff" and "fl" should be replaced. In the final product, :)
> it would be nice to have some sort of dictionary for words in which
> groups of letters are not ligatures...
> And there's the problem that not all fonts have ligatures so the
> question is, what should happen when user switches from one font to
> another; one that has ligatures to another that does not (or vice versa).
> This is just a suggestion if somebody decides to write a generic
> context-dependent search-and-replace feature.

Yes, we will enhance the S&R, but we plan for ligature replacement with an 
evolution/replacement of the text layouter.

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