[scribus] Text layout on Scribus Manual

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Thu Jul 23 03:29:17 CEST 2009

> I note that the typeseting on the back cover of the manual utilizes
> optical alignment (hanging punctuation.) I would like to know what
> version of Scribus was used for this text, and how one turns on
> optical alignment in Scribus.
> One of my buddies, an InDesign user, criticizes the first paragraph
> for having oversized word spaces. He suggests that letterspacing
> has been turned off. I am of the opinion, along with Goudy, that a
> man who would letterspace lower case would steal sheep. However I
> do think that the paragraph at a time justification method used in
> both TeX and InDesign is the way to go.  Is that in the plans
> somewhere?

Hi John,

optical margins are in the properties dialog for at least 1.3.5 and 1.5.0

See http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/images/Optical-Properties.png



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