[Scribus] Old Style Figures - substituting glyphs from one font

Pierre-Luc Auclair p.lucauclair
Mon May 15 20:32:49 CEST 2006

On Monday 15 May 2006 14:25, Louis Desjardins wrote:
> Yes. But afaik this is available only for OpenType fonts. The Expert
> sets are PostScript Type 1 fonts.

Oh I see.

> Provided the upgrade pricing policy 
> from Adobe to actually "side-grade" and even though ID and the coming
> QXP7 support OpenType, we are not very likely to see a tide of OpenType
> fonts... 

I don't agree. Most companies are switching to it for all their typefaces, 
given that it's 100% compatible on every system, and is not harder to make. 
I've seen a tendency on FontShop that a lot of the new fonts get released, or 
re-released for OpenType.

> But things can change fast, I agree! Nonetheless, the Super 
> Search & Replace has other benefits *plus* this one!

Yes, S&R can be useful in those cases where the feature is not available. I 
just don't want it to be taken for granted after such S&R features would be 

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