[scribus] How to find occurrences of a particular font?

Julian Robbins julian.robbins at q-par.com
Mon Sep 13 15:39:02 CEST 2010

On 13/09/10 14:25, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 09/13/2010 09:03 AM, Julian Robbins wrote:
>> On 13/09/10 13:19, a.l.e wrote:
>>>> Something that's been puzzling me for a while. If I find a rogue
>>>> appearance of a font that's not supposed to be in my doc, (as shown
>>>> in by the PDF creation dialog, how can i find where a certain font is
>>>> used in a scribus file?
>>> if you are somehow comfortable with text editors, you open the .sla
>>> file with one of them, search for the name of the font and try to get
>>> a clue on where it gets used.
>> I had thought about this, but thought there was probably a better way.
>>> this is a somehow frequent request and i wonder if there is an easy
>>> way to find about it...
>> Its especially useful if you have a rogue piece of text with applied
>> styles and fonts that you do not want but cant find within Scribus.
> If you look at Search/Replace in Story Editor, you can see that you 
> could search for a font without any particular text, whether or not 
> you wanted to replace it or not.

Although wouldn't you have to do this for each text frame ?

> I'm not sure if it's still true, but if you have a font assigned as 
> the default font for text frames, it will show up as one of the fonts 
> "used" even though you may have actually have any text which uses it.

Not sure, but sounds probable

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