[scribus] a proposal regarding styles
daytonmeister at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 18:55:12 CEST 2010
Yes. I like this idea. Add my vote to the list.
On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 10:39 AM, Gregory Pittman <gregp_ky at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This might eventually become a feature request, but first it may be need some refining.
> I would like to propose for consideration having a repository of sorts (maybe as part of Scrapbook or a separate feature) that contains a list of Styles (Paragraph, Character, and maybe even Line), that can be saved like items are saved in Scrapbook and can then be used generically in Scribus.
> While there is the capability already to import a style from another document, it seems that styles are more important than having to remember the name of a file in which a particular style resides, then having to choose from a list. Yes, one can certainly create a "dummy" document that simply contains a large number of styles, but it seems like these sorts of things never happen despite best intentions.
> Humans are creatures of habit, and I can certainly envision having a (somewhat) short list of styles, which I might choose from for a particular purpose, yet in an individual document tweak a bit for very specific use. If all I might want to change is font size or line spacing, having the rest importable in an easy way helps my workflow considerably.
> Secondarily, I think this then leads to consideration of some kind of tabular display of the particular features of a given style, showing me font, size, linespacing, other tweaks so I have something to see whether the A, B, or C choice of very similar styles is the one I'm looking for.
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