[scribus] Ligatures

Olivier BERTEN olivier.berten at gmail.com
Thu May 24 15:40:48 UTC 2012


I wanted to use ligatures in one of my scribus documents. Since OpenType
support is still not available after more than 7 years of work <
http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=1413>, and inserting them by hand is a
pretty tedious task, I wrote a script for automating it.

You have to define yourself the pairs and of course it works only with
ligatures mapped as characters (no support for truetype or opentype

It is not as advanced as this <http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=9768>
but in the meantime, there is something working...

I did also put it on the wiki <
http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Apply_basic_ligatures_to_a_document> so try
it, comment it, and make it better ;-)

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.scribus.net/pipermail/scribus/attachments/20120524/f83edfa6/attachment.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: Ligatures.py
Type: application/octet-stream
Size: 3352 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.scribus.net/pipermail/scribus/attachments/20120524/f83edfa6/attachment.obj>

More information about the scribus mailing list