[scribus] Kerning redux

avox avox at arcor.de
Wed Aug 19 18:04:43 CEST 2009

John Jason Jordan-2 wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Aug 2009 14:30:36 +0200
> Peter Nermander <peter at nermander.se> dijo:
>> > Open a new document and create a text frame. Open the Story Editor and
>> > type a word of half a dozen characters or more. Select two of the
>> > characters in the middle of the word. Apply kerning, say -10%.
>> Why do you select two characters? What you want to kern is the space
>> between them, so just put the cursor between to two characters. No
>> need to select them.
> If I do that it kerns nothing.

In Scribus manual kerning changes the space in front of the selected chars.
If no char is selected, it should work as if the char behind the cursor is

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