[scribus] Font changes with selection

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Jul 13 13:54:41 UTC 2011

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 08:30:11 am a.l.e wrote:
> hi
> > I have a line of text in a textbox with some kind of 
font, for
> > instance Helvetica Narrow 8,00pt.
> > When I select that whole line of text (shift-end) the 
font indicator
> > in the properties window (I don't know if that is the 
correct name of
> > it - I use a Dutch version) changes to Arial 12,00pt 
(what is at the
> > moment in the standard settings). Only when I select 
the line without
> > the last letter I keep my Helvetica Narrow 8,00 pt.
> > 
> > This is very annoying, since when I want to change I 
cannot change
> > only the fontsize from 8,00 to 8,10. I also have to 
change the font
> > from Arial to Helvetica narrow and the fontsize from 
12,00 to 8,01.
> > 
> > Is there a better way to do this?
> a good way would be to use styles (but it depends on what 
you're doing...)
> i agree that what you're describing should work 
correctly, though. can
> you post a bug report for it?
> ciao
> a.l.e
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Do you use the story editor?  I find that I can highlight a 
line or a series of lines, and then select the proper font 
and size on the top bar.

Styles are better of course.
John Culleton

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