[scribus] Insert glyph

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Sat Mar 28 23:05:20 CET 2009

On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 14:46:00 -0700
John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> dijo:

> Using Scribus on Intrepid x86_64.
> I need to insert glyphs such as Unicode 26a. In the story editor I
> choose Insert > Glyph and it pops up a display of the glyphs in the
> font being used. However, the character 26a does not appear. If I
> manually type 26a in the box in the lower left corner of the Insert >
> Glyph dialog box the Insert button remains grayed out.
> The font definitely has this glyph, as I use it all the time in OOo. In
> fact, lots of glyphs from this font do not appear in the Insert > Glyph
> window.
> I also tried Ctrl-Shift-u plus 26a followed by a space, which inserts
> the glyph in other Linux programs, but it does not work in Scribus. Is
> there a special secret way to enter glyphs by typing their Unicode
> number? And why does Scribus not display all the glyphs in a font? 
> I dimly remember a discussion of this a long time ago on this list, but
> I can't find the thread. I also scoured the wiki but couldn't find the
> answer there either.

I finally found the thread - from 2007. Christoph said:

> You didn't read the docs ;) Hit F12 and enter the code.

But F12 does nothing.

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