[scribus] Special spaces access problem

Jean Ghali jghali at libertysurf.fr
Tue Jan 1 11:33:44 UTC 2013

Le 01/01/2013 12:05, JLuc a écrit :
> Hello,
> http://www.fileformat.info/ seems to provide valuable data on fonts.
> Gentium font is listed amongst fonts providing the Thin Space char :
> http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2009/fontsupport.htm
> This other page confirms it :
> http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/font/gentium/blockview.htm?block=general_punctuation
> and also the page on the foundry site :
> http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=Gentium_Technical#KI
> states it includes the interval U+2000..U+2030 that includes +2009 (thin space) and other
> spaces.
> However scribus doesnt provide the ability to insert that thin space and any other space
> apart normal and non breaking space...
> I've tryed with various gentium alternate sets : plus, basic, alt, etc

Hi JLuc,

Happy new year!

A font is like a software, there are several versions and a version may contain a specific
glyph or not. Version 1.03 contain indeed the thin space and Scribus appear to detect if
correctly when using latest Freetype (2.4.11).


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