[scribus] Find a font

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Mon Mar 15 06:45:13 CET 2010

> On Sun, 14 Mar 2010 23:02:56 -0500
> Louis Desjardins <louis.desjardins at gmail.com> dijo:
>>> >Well why not try simply deleting those blocks and see what
>>> happens.
>>> >(have a back up of course)
>>> Good suggestion. Didn't work. I saved it from Gedit as a copy, but
>>> Scribus wouldn't open it. No error messages, it just failed to open
>>> it. :(
>>Could it be an invisible character such as a "paragraph return". This
>>sometimes happens and it’s hard to find since nobody expects this.
> It could be. It could also be a space at the end of a paragraph, where
> the font setting came from text copied and pasted in from OOo. Or it
> could be in a style that I never actually used, perhaps a style that
> came in with some copied and pasted text. I also sometimes copied and
> pasted graphics containing text from Inkscape; it could have come from
> there.
> My worry is that I may have actually used Arial in a block of text.
> Switching it to a different version of Arial could cause text reflow
> and I might not catch it before printing the document.
> This used to happen to me on occasion several years ago when I used
> InDesign. But with InDesign there was a means of locating text
> document-wide that had a particular font applied to it. In Scribus I
> can only do searches in Story Editor, and this document has over a
> hundred stories.
> At least I can now assume that a document-wide search function is
> lacking in Scribus. I may have to bite the bullet and search one story
> at a time.

I forget your original problem, but if it was to stop the "Replacing
Font" dialog box from appearing, do a global search and replace with a
font name the you have.

If Arial did nothing before, then the replacement font will do nothing




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