[scribus] formatxml and character style

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Thu Apr 21 06:07:16 UTC 2011

hi batinste,

> I'd like to make a nice booklet out of a theater play with Scribus 
> (1.4rc2). I have to format some words in the play (ie : stage
> directions in italic, etc.). I have previously worked with LaTeX, and
> used a script to tag all the words that needed formatting (search and
> replace type of script).
> The workflow was :
> raw text > text tagged with a perl script > LaTeX document > PDF.
> Trying to replicate this workflow with Scribus, i found this page :
> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Formatxml#Apply_a_style_to_the_content_of_an_element
> The script works quite nicely with paragraph styles and emphasis 
> (although i had to fix an error with the getFile() method), but i
> can't find how to apply character's style (specifically, character's
> names at the beginning of a line should always be in smallcaps).

the scripter still does not support character styles.

it will do before the end of the summer. promised.


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