[Scribus] Ligatures and "Expert Fonts" again

Andreas Vox vox
Thu Sep 22 15:41:39 CEST 2005

Craig Ringer wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 01:00 +0200, Andreas Vox wrote:
> > John Jordan wrote:

> > > The system works extremely well. In the currrent version of
> > > InDesign there are several ligature options. You can turn on the f-
> > > ligatures, you can turn on "discretionary" ligatures (ct, st, 
> etc.),
> > > and/or you can turn on swash alternates.
> >
> > Charwise, paragraphwise or
> For Scribus, maybe Stylewise?

Yes, of course :-)
We plan to have charstyles and paragraphstyles (which can also contain 
a charstyle)
and default paragraphstyles for frames / documents.

> If that control is part of char styles, then you can have it work on an
> ad-hoc basis via anonymous char styles, on a par basis (by applying a
> char style for the par) and to an extent on a document basis using a
> default "base" char style if some sort of inheritance is supported.
> For all I know this is the plan aready, but it's worth mentioning
> anyway.



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