[scribus] Character palette: Usage?

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 2 14:57:30 UTC 2012

On 02/02/2012 08:53 AM, ale rimoldi wrote:
>> This is the way most programs seem to do this, and it's way that the
>> Story Editor does it also. In essence, an inserted glyph should be
>> aware of its surroundings. If a particular font is left and right of
>> the inserted, that is simple. If there is a mismatch, Scribus should
>> choose one or the other
> that's the question: the one or the other?
my vote: left
2nd more complicated vote: if a space follows the inserted glyph, the 
left character's font is chosen. If a space precedes the inserted glyph, 
the right character's font is chosen.

>> , and not the default.
> this is probably the worst choice, i agree!
>> As far as the default, I think that when you set a font for the frame
>> -- selecting the frame, then changing in Properties -- that the
>> default font of the frame should change.
> ... and i think that there should be no default font for the frame...
> that would make many things much simpler, some things a bit more
> complex, but all things more predictable...

Whether or not there is a default font "for the frame" or not, there 
must be some default font...


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