[Scribus] fonts.dir and fonts.scale
Fri Sep 12 07:15:20 CEST 2003
On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 21:27, ephemeron wrote:
> I've traced my Scribus font problem to the lack of either of the
> two files ("fonts.dir" and "fonts.scale"). I know how to create
> them. By hand.
> Inasmuch as Scribus is the only program I have that explictly
> requires the presence of such files, my wishlist request is:
> Would it be possible for Scribus itself to create these two
> files? To make this user configurable option, the fonts (which
> are likelty to be installed as root) could be symlinked in a
> Scribus ~/.scribus/fonts/ directory. Here fonts.dir and
> fonts.scale could be created without becoming root.
Paul is working on a completely new way of discovering fonts, so a bit
of patience is asked.
That said, Scribus needs far more info about your fonts than almost any
application - hence it is a bit fussy about fonts. Rightfully so, some
Mac OSX users of Indesign are having lots of problems with crashes,
mostly because of fonts..
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