[Scribus] my problems with fonts in redhat 9

Peter Linnell scribusdocs
Sat Apr 19 02:23:36 CEST 2003

On Fri, 2003-04-18 at 18:44, George Hail wrote:
> That confirms my suspicions that not all the linux fonts had an em-dash 
> defined.  I tried the bitstream vera sans mono medium font and still do not 
> see an em-dash or en-dash in the insert special character dialog.  Is that 
> how you were able to insert an em-dash, or am I missing something here?

Yes, here is an example PDF. But, I mentioned the wrong font, it was
Luxi Mono Medium. Actually, the Luxi fonts do have have wide glyph
coverage with lots of special carachters as well as many ranges of Latin
encodings. That is one of the reasons they are valuable to Xfree86. 


Hope that helps,

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