[Scribus] Re: Re: Fonts look bad at first with PDF plugin in browser
Wed Dec 1 10:40:30 CET 2004
On Wednesday 01 December 2004 10:18, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> Craig Bradney wrote:
> > 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 g
> >> >>
> >> >> 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_Font
> >> >>s.p ng
> >> >
> >> > 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.
> Okay. Please use Acrobat 5.0 on Windows. And don't load it in the
> Acrobat Reader program but only in the plugin.
Ok, tried it with Acroreader 6.0 within Firefox 1.0. My wife's PC doesnt have
Acro 5.0 and I wasnt going to screw with Windows, knowing its reliability :).
The PC had never seen the PDF before, doesnt have the fonts, and it showed
the ugliness for maybe half a second before looking 100% correct and it was
loading over the net.
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