[scribus] Bug report 9499

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 18 15:13:17 UTC 2011

On 10/18/2011 11:07 AM, john Culleton wrote:

> That's not a bug, it's a feature!
> Hyphens and other punctuation that protrude slightly into the margin
> area actually make the type block look more rectangular. It is called
> optical justification or hanging punctuation. The premier
> typesetting engines, InDesign and TeX, offer it. I use that feature
> routinely when typesetting books that use full justification.
> Google on "hanging punctuation" for more detail.
> I do hope the "fix" has not eliminated this pro level feature from
> Scribus. I don't typeset books in Scribus but others do.

I think we can presume he did not have optical margins turned on...


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