[scribus] Can't get fonts to change in upgrade to .4.1

john Culleton John at wexfordpress.com
Thu Oct 18 12:50:07 UTC 2012

On Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:11:56 -0700
Carma Winfrey-Hayes <carmawinfreyhayes at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hope someone can help this urgent request as my newsletter is a couple
> of weeks overdue. In the newest version I upgraded to they completely
> changed how you change fonts. I tried highlighting the copy I needed
> to change fonts on went to edit, found styles in a whole new place,
> which brought up the style manager. I then change the font style to
> Times Roman and the size to 7 pt. and hit apply. Below on the screen
> there was a "Done" button with arrows to the left which I hit which
> brought me back to the screen that listed line, paragraph, character,
> etc. and has 4 buttons, New, Import, clone, delete. Since none of
> these seemed to fit and I had already hit apply in the previous screen
> I decided to simply close that screen but the font remained the same
> so that is obviously not the right choice so please tell me how to fix
> this.  I use 3 different type sizes of Times new Roman to make my
> newsletter.
> Thank you,
> Carma
> carmawinfreyhayes at gmail.com
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Try the Story Editor. Right click on the text frame and select
"edit text". In that window highlight the pertinent text and then
select a font and size from the bar near the top of the story
book window. 

Works for me on all versions of Scribus.

John Culleton
Wexford Press
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