[scribus] Odp: Lets talk about character styles

Grzegorz Staniak gstaniak at wp.pl
Sat Apr 2 16:43:59 CEST 2011

Dnia 1-04-2011 o godz. 9:53 Cezary Grabski napisał(a):

> The main difference is that in Scribus definition of character style is 
> almost complete and while applying such style user changes almost all char
> attributes. Result is in layout with many different fonts you must prepare
> character styles for all fonts you plan to use with different e.g. color
> applied by character style.
> In other DTP programs character styles rather define only CHANGE of some 
> text parameters, only differences from original used style.
> So, if in character style user set ONLY color: red and apply that 
> character style for chars then ONLY color of text changes. No font name, size or
> typographic parameters. ONLY color!!!

This can be done using the "based on" list when defining the new style: if, say, you define "Style A" for paragraphs, then another "Style B" based on "Style A", and you only change the color, then any change you make to "Style A" is inherited by "Style B" -- except for the color.

Grzegorz Staniak, gstaniak _at_ wp *dot* pl

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