[scribus] Kerning redux

Henry W. Peters hwpeters at jamadots.com
Wed Aug 19 18:49:21 CEST 2009

Strange, I have 1.3.5 & I find need to select text (I'm assuming that I 
need to be in "edit text" here, perhaps incorrectly?) to be able to have 
the kerning effect happen. I'm also using Ubuntu 9.04, if that could 
make any difference. Or what...?


Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 08/19/2009 10:51 AM, John Jason Jordan 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.
> Hmm. Well, it certainly works here with 1.3.5 (don't have on 
> this machine).
> Maybe you're changing the wrong setting?
> Greg
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