[Scribus] Linux Font Editor?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Oct 3 10:20:52 CEST 2005

On Monday 03 October 2005 10:05, Peter Nermander wrote:
> > > the font have them in "proper" locations? My experience with Word is
> > > that it is a real pain to insert special characters from unicode fonts.
> > > (And it's a pain also with Scribus, at least this far.)
> >
> > Why is it a pain?
> Becase if the characters are spread out in the font it takes forever to
> write a "word" using Insert->Glyph (clicking and clicking), or you have to
> remember the hex unicode chars.
> Of course you can create keyboard shortcuts (at least in MS Word), but then
> you get a non-standard way of inserting them.
> For single special characters it's not as much pain, but for IPA I think
> you usually want to write longer words with the special characters.

So how else would you propose to use them then?

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