[Scribus] Re: Fonts look bad at first with PDF plugin in browser
Wed Dec 1 09:24:24 CET 2004
On Wednesday 01 December 2004 08:30, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> Craig Bradney wrote:
> > On Tuesday 30 November 2004 16:41, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> >> Hi!
> >> I created a PDF form with Scribus 1.2. When I view this form in a
> >> browser (IE or Firefox, doesn't matter - both on XP), the text first
> >> looks horrible:
> >> http://www.uploadimages.net/show.php?img=818040_Scribus_PDF_Bad_Fonts.pn
> >> After some time, the text however looks quite good - it seems like
> >> it has loaded the embedded fonts or something.
> >> http://www.uploadimages.net/show.php?img=855342_Scribus_PDF_Good_Fonts.p
> > Maybe thats what its doing. It looks fine here. The fonts are embedded.
> > Look in Document Properties in Acrobat Reader.
> Well, yes, but why does it *only* happen with this Scribus PDF form? I
> have *never* seen this behaviour before.
> Hm, did you open the PDF with Acrobat 5.0 or 6.0? The behaviour
> is present in 6.0 as well, but not as visible. In 5.0, it is very much
> visible. And not only on my machine :)
Acro 5 on Linux loading in Konqueror. I guess you could convert the fonts to
outline (use subset all option on export). Then they will all just be vectors
and you wont need the fonts to load.
> >> Can I somehow improve that, so that the text is rendered directly
> >> with the correct font?
> > If its is loading over the net, perhaps a faster connection? :)
> Not possible. Nothing's faster than localhost :) And if 100 MBit/s
> isn't good enough, well.... (No, the 100MBit/s don't have anything
> to do with localhost.)
Ok, I thought you had done a test over the net too.
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