[scribus] Quotes and apostrophes
rcook at pcug.org.au
Sat Apr 18 06:51:31 CEST 2009
> On Sat, 18 Apr 2009 09:51:31 +1000
> Owen <rcook at pcug.org.au> dijo:
>> On Fri, 17 Apr 2009 15:58:37 +1000 (EST)
>> "Owen" <rcook at pcug.org.au> wrote:
>> > > How do I get curly quotes and apostrophes? Is this part of a
>> > > paragraph or character style?
>> > >
>> > > It works OK if I write in OOo and paste into Scribus. But I just
>> > > wrote a couple paragraphs directly in Scribus and I can't find
>> > > option to use curly quotes instead of inch marks.
>> > In the text editor, go to Insert->Glyph and see if you can work it
>> > from there. They are 201C/D and 2018/9.
>> > The F12 may not work for you cos that is an Ubuntu problem I think
>> The Ctrl+Shift+U key is used to insert special characters in 1.3.5
>> Check your File->Preferences->Keyboard shortcuts
> Thanks. I already knew about Ctrl-Shift-u. I do that a lot. In fact,
> one of the reasons I am using 1.3.5svn is because Ctrl-Shift-u works
> it does on all my other Linux apps, where in 184.108.40.206 it does not. I
> need to insert a lot of special characters for linguistics work.
> But that is not what I was looking for. I assumed that "typographer's
> quotes" would be an option somewhere. Like I could turn it on and then
> Scribus would always use the typographer's quotes when I am typing -
> need to insert a special character.
> I can't find the option anywhere. I know it is not trivial to add a
> feature like this, but all word processors do it, so it should be
> possible. Does it exist as an option somewhere in Scribus?
Not as afar as I know.
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