[scribus] line spacing

Louis Desjardins louis_desjardins at mardigrafe.com
Mon Jul 28 13:58:06 CEST 2008

Pierre Marchand a écrit :
> Vous (Louis Desjardins) avez écrit :
>> I assume you ask how to access those characters. Right?
>> Insert > Glyph will pop up a dialog where you can pick any of the
>> available glyphs for the font you are using.
> Not exactly. I’ve just checked the english menu item and it is misleading, it 
> should be labelled "Insert>Character" since Scribus inspects _only_ the 
> Unicode characters map of the font to find glyphs. It means that you won’t be 
> able to insert glyphs such as small caps, old style figures, etc. with fonts 
> which have not register these  glyphs into PUA or other tricks (it’s not 
> unusual with modern OTF fonts where large range of glyphs are expected to be 
> accessed by setting font features).

Merci Pierre!

Your explanation is more than interesting and in fact you are right, the 
menu is misleading. Would you like to file a bug for this? Also, there 
should be a warning in the tooltip so users know what to expect and what 

> Another tip: you can insert characters by [F12]>UUUU where "UUUU" is an 
> unicode code point in hexadecimal.

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