[Scribus] Applying Styles

Chris Bergstresser chris
Fri Nov 16 04:37:34 CET 2007

On Nov 15, 2007 8:15 PM, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> jwminer at accessvt.com wrote:
> > I think a DTP application should be based on frames and styles. If
> > you want body text, make a body text style. If you want headings,
> > make a heading style, a subhead style, whatever you need. If you
> > want a hanging indent, make a style for it. DON'T select text and
> > apply formatting that way. Styles permit easy global changes and
> > consistency of text elements throughout a document.
> Sometimes I'm doing something stupidly simple in Scribus. I don't need a
> style. I just make a text frame, enter text then fiddle in the main
> window to get what I want from the Text tab. Not everything I do in
> Scribus needs all the features.

   Not to mention, there are a lot of "one-off" styles in some
documents.  I just made a cover to a magazine that had 7 different
styles on the page, each used exactly once.  That would have been a

-- Chris

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