[scribus] Tagging CHARACTER text for styles.

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Fri Jun 29 07:34:35 UTC 2012

On 29/06/2012, at 9:09, Richard Foley <rich.inud at naktiv.net> wrote:

> Applying character styles to text, alongside an easy way to group images with a
> text caption, are the two items I most missed while using Scribus 1.4.n
> Otherwise a pleasant to use and *reliable* piece of software.  The paragraph
> styles seem to be applied like a broad brush stroke, delineated by having a
> start-tag and an end of paragraph (or start of new one). Very useful, but
> frustratingly blunt, handling only headers, sub-headers and entire paragraphs.
> It seems to me the CHARACTER styles is an issue of having start and end tags
> within a block of text. and part of the problem is being able to identify the
> end tag. Perhaps a couple of suggestions for the tag styling might help get the
> ball rolling?

FYI we have a google summer of code project this year designing a new XML based format for preferences and sla files. Not sure how it's progressing but hopefully well! Code changes will only appear in 1.5.0svn though


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