[scribus] Font selection

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Mon Jul 2 21:26:00 UTC 2012

On Mon, 2 Jul 2012 15:02:40 -0600
Frank Cox <melville.theatre at gmail.com> dijo:

>On Mon, 02 Jul 2012 16:26:46 -0400
>Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> reducing the size of your fonts list by deselecting some in
>> Preferences or Document Setup.
>Which doesn't address the fact that scrolling through the list of
>available fonts is very slow.  Comparing Scribus to Open/Libreoffice
>(again), I can zip from the top of the list to the bottom in less than
>a half-second, as fast as I can move the mouse.  I could cut the list
>of available fonts within Scribus down to ten or twenty before
>starting work on a document, but do I want to do this for every
>document?  And what if I decide to use a new font partway through a
>project? "Here is a list of all of the fonts that you have.  Pick the
>one that you want to use" seems like a more straight-forward workflow;
>the option to reduce the available fonts is a nice option to have for
>certain things but I don't think it should be required to make font
>selection usable.

With the dropdown list of installed fonts in view, type the first
letter of the font you are looking for.

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