[scribus] how does scribus do justification?

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Fri Jan 29 07:37:33 CET 2010

Am Freitag, 29. Januar 2010 07:20:33 schrieb Peter Nermander:
> > That is why TeX programs with hyphenation allowed will have a lower count
> > of hyphens than the same document justified by e.g., Scribus or MSWord.
> If I recall correct Scribus is now (1.3.5?) using code from TeX for
> justification, so Scribus does it the same way as TeX.

Scribus does not use any TeX code, nor will this ever be the case, because the 
licenses are incompatible. What Scribus's Andreas (as well as the InDesign 
developers, btw) does, is studying TeX's algorithms. This is called 
research ;)



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