[scribus] Small Caps in Scribus
gpittman at iglou.com
Sun Jul 8 22:47:31 UTC 2018
On 07/08/2018 06:34 PM, Bert Driehuis wrote:
> Dear Ralf,
>> can someone elicidate me on Scribus' handling of small capitals? I have an OTF font with "true" small capitals
>> and the character style property dialog offers me:
>> - Default Capitals
>> - Small Capitals
>> - Small Capitals from Capitals
>> What is what? Wich option do I need to select to get the small caps glyphs from the font?
>> Furthermore - if I import text in the XTG format, when I markup parts with the <H> tag (which
>> is supposed to switch on small caps) Scribus gives me what looks like scaled down glyphs.
> The "Small Caps" feature in the story editor to the best of my
> knowledge still uses "fake" small caps. If you have an OpenType font
> with true Small Caps, I would expect that you can select those in the
> Text Properties dialog under the Font Features settings group,
> available since Scribus 1.5.3. I can't find an OpenType font with true
> small caps quickly so I can't test, but I verified I can select Old
> Style Numerals or Lining Numerals on fonts that support OpenType
I think he's obviously talking about real small caps, since these
choices are only available (in Font Features sub tab of Text Properties)
for fonts with real small caps.
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