[scribus] Text overflow when text frame height reduced

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Mon Oct 12 01:18:34 CEST 2009

Christoph Schäfer wrote:

> Am Donnerstag, 8. Oktober 2009 05:29:16 schrieb William Kenny:
>> Thanks Chris, but this does not seem to be the prob. I added letters
>> ygj and the descender part is quite small and there is loads of space
>> below
> Scribus uses the data provided by the font, and there may very well be glyphs 
> whose descender is larger than e.g. the "tail" of a "y". Even if there is no 
> such glyph, the font may still contain these data.

That explains why it happens, but it's still a noticeable pain when you 
know that the glyphs you are using have no such descenders etc.

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore,MSc EDM (Open),B.A. Chem (Oxon),CMIOSH,CEnv,AIEMA,MEI
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