[Scribus] Text and spell check

John Beardmore John
Tue Sep 25 19:28:26 CEST 2007

avox wrote:
> Steve Herrick wrote:
>> On 9/25/07, Roger <hovergo at net-tech.com.au> wrote:

>>> I too would like Scribus .sla to simply hold path links rather than
>>> inserted
>>> text
>> I thought this for a long time, but then I realized I do extensive
>> tweaking of kerning and other fine-grained text settings, which could
>> not be meaningfully saved back to a plain-text file.
> So we'd better use some sort of XML, no? :-)

":)"  Indeed !

> There are several useful workflows which would benefit from external texts
> and it will be implemented some time in the future. 

Yes, though plain text might be simpler to deal with than XML ?

>> Rather than do this, I would vote for making spellchecking and other
>> features plug-ins that can be turned off or on at will, so folks who
>> never use them don't have to chew up memory with them.
> Sounds like a good idea. Integrating aspell or some Unicode-savvy
> spellchecker shouldnt be a big problem and I expect one in the near future.
> Not sure about wriggly lines though...

Inverse flashing purple ?  Dancing talking paper clip ?

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI.
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