[scribus] justification

avox avox at arcor.de
Mon Mar 1 18:45:05 CET 2010

Gregory Pittman-3 wrote:
> On 03/01/2010 03:08 AM, a.l.e wrote:
>> dear madam apfel,
>>> I am enjoying using Scribus. Even with my limited knowledge of
>>> computers, I feel I can obtain a good product with Scribus. I am
>>> having trouble with justification as evidenced by my document attached
>>> (text box "When One Expert is not Enough"). I would appreciate any
>>> help you can give.
>>> Best regards,
>>> Marilyn Apfel
>> as other users also noticed, you have pressed the carriage return (or
>> enter key) at the end of each line instead of letting scribus reflow
>> automatically your text.
>> you should use the return key at the of each paragraph and not at the
>> end of the lines.
> I know these habits are hard to break. My wife wants to do the same 
> thing with a wordprocessor, then wonders why things look awful when she 
> adds/deletes text. She also wants to use many Returns to go to the next 
> page, rather than using a Page Break.
> Greg

I see two possible solutions for this:
a) Use TeX. A single return is ignored, any sequence of returns is treated
as a single paragraph break. As an additional goodie TeX treats multiple
spaces as a single space.
b) Type with your nose. You'll learn quickly to avoid unnecessary

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