[scribus] Default font

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 18 22:57:07 CET 2011

On 02/18/2011 02:44 PM, John Culleton wrote:
> On Friday 18 February 2011 12:50:51 Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> On 02/18/2011 12:30 PM, John Culleton wrote:
>>> This is a minor annoyance but a time waster. When I open the
>>> story editor or the style editor, either one, the default text is
>>> the first one in alphanumeric order, on my computer AGaramond
>>> italic. It would save me some time if I could open either one
>>> with a more useful default. Is there a place somewhere to set the
>>> default to something else?
>> File>  Preferences>  Tools>  Text frame is where this setting is.
>> Greg
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> That works fine for 1.3.9 but not for 1.5.0.  Should I file a bug
> report?
> On 1.5.0  I set the value in "item tools." I could get it to persist
> in for that  document only. When I changed the value with no document
> active it didn't save at all. I tried the export button and the apply
> button.

Yes, it does seem to be a bug, so report it. Interestingly, when I look 
at the .scribus/scribus150.rc file, it tells me the correct default 
font, even though as you say, when you make a frame it uses the first 
font in the list.


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