[Scribus] Shortwords

william f. maddock billsey
Thu Apr 26 04:24:18 CEST 2007

On Apr 25, 2007, at 5:41 AM, Owen Cook wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 07:51:59AM -0400, Helge Hielscher wrote:
>> On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 00:32:18 +0200, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
>>> You may be aware of the fact that Scribus 1.3.4 will be released  
>>> soon.
>>> Therefore, I avail myself to the opportunity of publicly asking your
>>> support. One of the notable features of Scribus is the short words  
>>> plugin.
>>> It prevents un desired line breaks after or before certain  
>>> abbreviations,
>>> e.g. Dr. or m.
>> Isn?t that what U+00A0 and U+202F are for?
> Which is easier, to write your words and let the plug-in insert the non
> breaking spaces, or to write your words and manually insert the non  
> breaking
> spaces?

That likely depends on the OS you are using. Under Mac OSX, you could  
either use the plug-in or type OPTION+SPACE, your choice.
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