[Scribus] unicode does not work

Craig Ringer craig
Sun Sep 16 12:42:51 CEST 2007

????? wrote:
> Hi there - A while ago I had exactly the same trouble when I first tried 
> using Scribus 1.3.4 for laying out Japanese text. The trick seems to be 
> NOT to import your text via the story editor. I found everything worked 
> fine once I made a text frame and did my initial importing via 
> File>Import>Get Text. The text appeared correctly on both the page and 
> in the story editor then and could be manipulated as normal.
> Hope that helps.

You might also just need to set the text frame to use a font with Urdu
glyphs in it. Scribus does not do glyph substitution.

Craig Ringer

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