[scribus] Glyphs in a font not appearing

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Mon Jun 15 01:22:21 CEST 2009

On Sun, 14 Jun 2009 22:30:56 +0200
Craig Bradney <cbradney at zip.com.au> dijo:

> > In my case I use Junicode for just about everything, so I set Story
> > Editor to use it for display as well. And that is the source of my
> > confusion. Story Editor lies. As a result I wasted everyone's time
> > filing an unnecessary bug report. Had I known that Story Editor has a
> > different standard for the truth I would have instead filed a feature
> > request to make Story Editor tell the truth. :)

> Story Editor is only representing what it is given from the font
> selection you have made for the rest of your windowing system, so all of
> the Qt apps native GUI controls will have those characters. Unless Story
> Editor was rewritten to use the canvas then this would not be possible
> to change.
> Old bug, not much we can do at this point.

Fair enough.

Perhaps the dialog box where the user sets the font for Story Editor
could have a warning explaining the limitations of the Story Editor

I'm just trying to think of something that would prevent others from
making the mistake that I did.

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