[Scribus] URW Symbols font problem
kavec at messi.uku.fi
Mon Apr 12 10:08:13 CEST 2004
Quoting Martin Costabel <costabel at wanadoo.fr>:
> kavec at messi.uku.fi wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I really like Scribus and would like to use it to prepare my
> > presentations and posters. For that I very often use Symbols font.
> > I downloaded the latest version of urw fonts and added the font path
> to it in
> > Scribus-1.1.6. I put a text frame in a plain A4 page and try to use
> > symbols L regular" font, but no characters appear while typing. The
> rest of theo
> Do you have a keyboard with keys for the symbols? What characters do you
> expect to appear? Some of them may be accessible via the Alt or AltGr
> modifier key, but in general the encoding is sufficiently different so
> that they are not accessible from a standard keyboard.
> > fonts from the library works fine, except Dingbats and Symbols, but I
> am the
> > most concerned of Symbols.
> If you open Extras->Insert Special, do you see the symbols? If yes, you
> can insert them from there.
Fantastic! Extras->Insert Special works. Thanks for advice.
I'm just curious. Is Symbols font in any way different from the fonts such as
Times or Palatino that I can not just select it and type alfa, beta, delta ...
This is how it works with Symbols in OpenOffice or KDE.
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