[Scribus] Font change requestor

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sun May 1 23:29:06 CEST 2005

On Sunday 01 May 2005 23:19, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Riku Leino wrote:
> >William H Lugg <wlugg at falconbroadband.net> wrote:
> >>Yeah, I saw that, but it left me wondering what "easier" means.  Perhaps
> >> I worded the question wrong.
> >
> >Enabling some easy way of selecting a bold/italic etc. font for families
> > where these exist. There has been quite a few requests for this and I
> > think there's a wiki discussion page set up for this too.
> I wonder how difficult it would be to do the following:
> 1. Continue to have the current situation, which we might call the "long
> form" as one alternative.
> 2. Create an additional user-selectable "short form", in which there is
> only one listing for each typeface: eg, Luxi Sans, Luxi Serif, Nimbus
> Roman, etc.  Where a bold version is available, a button could be
> clicked, if not the button would be greyed out (unclickable).  Another
> positive side effect would be to dramatically shorten the font list.

Yes, kind of how I planned it.

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