[Scribus] Improve rendering of fonts

Franz Schmid Franz.Schmid
Fri May 23 21:51:09 CEST 2003

Ing. Jozef Sakalos wrote:
 > Hi Patrick,
 > I attach the snapshot of how the font looks in scribus compared to
 > openoffice. Of course, font rendering doesn't depend on an
 > application on my system - openoffice is used only by chance.
 > The only exception is scribus - fonts look horrible on the page but
 > they look perfect on font face selection menus.
 > Have a clue what is the cause of that?
Looking at the screenshot I would say that OpenOffice uses a Screen-
optimized rendering of the fonts. But Scribus uses the real Widths and
Kerning Information used for printing. Thats the reason why the characters
are so close together. But the printed Output should look fine.

Best Regards,
Franz Schmid

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