[Scribus] Bold etc

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Sep 16 09:32:28 CEST 2005

On Friday 16 September 2005 08:33, Peter Nermander wrote:
> > Which bold would you select from a font that you may have installed that
> > includes bold, semibold, extra bold, heavy, ultrabold, medium? Same for
> > italics and widths. We do have future plans for making this easier, but
> > you see the issue with regards to multiple levels of boldness etc.
> I though just popped up in my mind, how about solving this by some kind of
> "sub styles"? I.e. text styles inherited from paragraph style.
> So for example you define a paragraph style called "Body text", and within
> that style you define sub styles for B, I etc, so their names become like
> "Body text-B". Then by hitting Ctrl-B you select sub style B, i.e. "Body
> text-B".
> The if you change the paragraph style of the text to something else, for
> example "Footnote" the text previously "Body text-B" becomes "Foonote-B".
> Of course the names B, I etc would just be default examples, and others
> could be defined by the user.
> That would prevent the problem of having to change all instances of "bold"
> text if you change the paragraph style 8which would be the case if using
> "plain" text styles, since they are not in any way inherited from the
> paragraph style (or are they intended to be?).
> I even though of this cascading for master pages, but it might become to
> messy. The intent was to be able to define margins for a whole section of
> the document in one master page/page style for the whole section, and then
> individual pages within the section could have additional master pages with
> guides etc for just that kind of page. It would make "global changes" a lot
> easier.

Already on the plans, both inheritable styles for characters and paragraphs 
(and everything else thats styleable), as well as being able to set the 
strong and emphasised versions (bold, and italic, if you will).

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