[Scribus] Possibilities for markup / "soft formatting" / Character Styles

microUgly drworm
Thu Apr 19 06:40:42 CEST 2007

Craig Bradney wrote:
> On Tuesday 31 January 2006 11:32, Tobias Hilbricht wrote:
>> Dear readers of this list,
>> in writing documentations you often have typographical conventions such
>> as
>> "Program names all italic".
>> While it is possible in Scribus to change all headings for example at
>> once
>> by editing the corresponding paragraph style I have not found a way to
>> change words or groups of words within paragraphs efficiently (something
>> like the Character Styles in InDesign or Markup in LaTeX).
>> So if you started with all program names italic and later get the
>> instruction "All program names not italic but any other style" then the
>> lack of possibilities for "soft formatting" or markup of words or groups
>> of
>> words within paragraphs in Scribus means  a lot of work.
>> Is a solution for this problem on the Scribus roadmap, or does it already
>> exist with me just not seeing it?
>> Yours sincerely
>> Tobias Hilbricht
> Scribus 1.3.x will get Character styles, with inheritance. Right now, a
> new 
> style manager dialog is being worked on, and with the new text system,
> will 
> come character styles.
> Craig

Did character styles arrive?  I haven't managed to find any documentation
about it.

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