[scribus] configuring the character palette

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Mar 18 01:00:25 UTC 2014

On 03/17/2014 06:34 PM, JLuc wrote:
> FYI, Le 14/03/2014 09:28, ZASKE Martin a écrit :
>  <body text="#000000" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
>     Dear List,<br>
>     <br>
>     on February 7, JL had written some help to a user, and happened to
>     mention how he is using the Character Palette at<br>
>     <br>
>     menu <small>> insert > glyph...<br>
>       <br>
>       I am talking about Version 1.4.3 which is still the official
>       Version I have access to for Windows. And for our Linux computers,
>       as we have not managed yet to compile under OpenSuse.<br>
>       <br>
>       <br>
>       It took me a moment to copy what JL had done. I had to learn that
>       (surprisingly) the Unicode characters need to be defined in
>       decimal, rather than the more common U+nnnn and that for the name
>       of the font, the capitalization has to be strictly observed etc.
>       Then I also had to find the .ucp file - which happens to be a
>       hidden file on a default OpenSuse installation. I found that I can
>       just as easily make my own .ucp files or place it (or them) at a
>       more accessible location.<br>
>       <br>
>       Since I have appreciated the input from JL a lot, I would like to
>       write it up properly and place it at the right place on the Wiki
>       for the benefit of other users. Maybe it could even go into the
>       inbuilt help? I did look through the printed Scribus book and
>       through the existing online help, and could not find any hints.
>       Forgive me (and direct me) if it is already written somewhere.<br>
>       <br>
>       What do you think?<br>

The first thing, of course, is to send no HTML messages.

You can directly insert Unicode characters with Ctrl+Shift+U, then the
4-digit hex value (leave out the leading '0x').

This works both with Edit Contents mode and with the Story Editor.

So with this information, what are you proposing?


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