[scribus] outline and fill for a font.

john Culleton John at wexfordpress.com
Sat Feb 22 15:52:38 UTC 2014

On Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:52:59 +0100
ZASKE Martin <zm at revue-gugu.org> wrote:

> On 21.02.2014 21:27, john Culleton wrote:
> > I am trying to create a paragraph style where
> > the outline and fill of a font are different
> > colors. I widened the outline to 5%. But the
> > color of the outline is still grayed out. What
> > obvious step have I missed? I tried both 1.4.3
> > and 1.5.0. 
> >
> For 1.4.3 go to styles editor and to the
> character style tab (I think you are there is
> you see the outline grayed out).
> Now find the row of options-buttons and click
> the "O" (tooltip says outline) so that is looks
> activated.
> The row looks like U W X X K K O O S and you
> want the second from the right.
> Once you activated outline, you can define your
> outline. Not sure that this is an obvious
> step.  :)
> And: The same principle applies in the
> "properties" window (we call it the F2 window).
> So while people are still tweaking things, they
> can experiment there and have a "live preview".
> And then go to style editor to configure a
> style for keeps.
> Scribus is great, like a treasure hunt. So many
> goodies, always an adventure to find them, or
> even to discover an unexpected one.
> Happy outlining,
> Martin
I got to the point where I set the outline width.
I missed the step where I had to subsequently
click on the "O"  again.

Thanks for refreshing my memory. 

John Culleton
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