[scribus] Paragraph Justification (Christen)

John Ghormley KJ4UFG kj4ufg at sera.org
Wed Nov 23 18:19:26 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 5:09 AM, Andrew <akroiter at tpg.com.au> wrote:

> On 20/11/2011, at 16:04 , Murray Strome wrote:
> >
> >            From: "Christen" <christenanderson1994 at gmail.com>
> >
> >
> >
> >               Not sure if this is at all feasible, but why not get rid
> of the forced
> > justify icon and instead do something similar to the underline or
> shadowed
> > text settings in the PP. For instance, when you click on the "underline"
> > option, it underlines the text (as expected). But when you click and hold
> > down for a moment, a small menu appears with width and displacement
> options.
> > You could have the normal justify button, that simply justified the text,
> > but if you click and hold down on the button, you can have the option for
> > forced justification.
> >
> > (Hope that all made sense. Having a hard time explaining what I mean) :)
> >
> > Christen
> >
> > Now that I have found excellent uses for the forced justification and
> know where it is located, I strongly recommend leaving it as it is. It
> makes much more sense to leave it with the other forms of justification
> than to move it somewhere else.
> >
> > Murray
> >
> I'd like to agree with Christen's idea. I think it makes perfect sense.
> As an example of what I think he means, if any of you has an iPhone, go to
> type some text and go to the screen to type in some punctuation and press
> and hold the full stop (.) key. That gives you the option of typing either
> . or … and if that is able to be implemented in Scribus for
> justification/forced justification, I think it would work really well.
> Cheers,
> Andrew

FWIW, I do not understand what the ending punctuation, whether a period or
an elipsis, has to do with justification.   Of course, I'm not an Apple
user in any form.  Android phone and Linux OS at desktop & laptop.

John Ghormley  KJ4UFG
Editor, SERA *Repeater Journal*
Walkertown, NC  USA
editor at sera.org
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