[Scribus] Setting large text.

John R. Culleton john
Sun Jan 28 21:50:39 CET 2007

On Wednesday 24 January 2007 23:35, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> John R. Culleton wrote:
> > I need to set two lines of text for a chapter head. I am working from a
> > spec set up by another person. I opened up the text editor, wrote the two
> > lines at 30pt and they overlapped. Then I left a blank line in between
> > and the descender on the letter y still overlapped the line below.
> >
> > How do I adjust the "leading" so that I can place the two lines the
> > proper verical distance apart?  I want the baseline skip to match the
> > point size.
> This is challenging, and seems it should be easier or more flexible. In
> the Story Editor, there isn't a widget for adjusting this. In the main
> window, I think you are supposed to be able to adjust this in Edit
> Contents of Frame mode, but I find that it adjusts the entire frame line
> spacing. (v
> My suggestion would be to set up a new Paragraph Style (Edit > Paragraph
> Styles, or accessible from Story Editor) for your headers. Here you are
> able to independently adjust font size and line spacing to your likes,
> and you will find that as you increase font size there is an automatic
> adjustment of line size, with a preview window to show you what it looks
> like. It will also allow for easily editing other headings later.
Very handy. Now how do I preserve this style for use on other documents? What 
kind of a suffix does it have and where is it stored? 

John Culleton
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