[scribus] Can scribus support this character?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Fri Jun 3 14:40:30 UTC 2011

On Friday, June 03, 2011 06:27:21 am JLuc wrote:
> Le 02/06/2011 23:32, sinead ward a écrit :
> > Hello all!
> > I am completely new to the list, having just discovered scribus this
> > evening. The software looks great and I'm hoping to be able to use it to
> > create a newspaper all going well. One thing I would just like to be
> > sure about though is if
> > 
>  > I can write this character (like the French accent grave) as in áéíóú.
>  > (that is the upwards moving line used on vowels). This is actually
>  > called a 'fada' in the Irish language and is used very often in Irish
>  > so it's critical I can use it.
> Hello Sinead,
> I'm glad to discover that 'fada' glyph. In the southern french dialect,
> fada means 'nicely crazy'. :-)
> But for your own information, and for those who have continued with this,
> the accent here is not 'grave' but 'aigu'. Aigu means 'acute' as in html :
> è is è
> é is é with the upwards moving line as you mentionned.
> JLuc

I was acutely aware of this misstatement, but I considered the matter too 
grave to be commented on by an Anglophone.

John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Death Wore Black"
Police procedural
by retired police chief Bill Redding
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