[scribus] Forcing line break in justified text
gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 19 00:07:33 UTC 2012
On 01/18/2012 06:29 PM, Louis Desjardins wrote:
> 2012/1/18 john Culleton<John at wexfordpress.com>
>> On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:47:52 +0200
>> Jean Mielot<j.mielot at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have posted this as a bug, but just wanted to make sure that it
>>> actually IS
>>> a bug and not possibly fixable somehow.
>>> In Indesign when using justified text and forcing a linebreak (to get
>>> rid of hyphenated text for instance) -
>>> the line is automatically adjusted to fill the space left.
>>> Scribus does not seem to do this - which means you either have akward
>>> hyphenations or
>>> strange unjustified lines in justified text.
>>> Any way around this?
> Some quick testings reveal that it works in Scribus but you have to get rid
> of the space between two words before hitting shift-return to force the
> linebreak. Otherwise, with the space left on the previous line, the line
> will be left align and you don't want that; leaving the space on the next
> line will end up with a line beginning by a space, and you don't want that
> either. In both cases, taking away the space will give you the expected
The other thing worth trying or as an alternative is, while in Edit
Contents mode, to highlight text which contains the offending
hyphenation, then click Extras > Dehyphenation, which will eliminate the
hyphenation in that highlighted text only, while maintaining your
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