[Scribus] Fonts

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Jul 29 21:00:00 CEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 20:30, Martin Costabel wrote:
> Louis Desjardins wrote:
> []
> > Can you tell me exactly how to do that with a Mac running OS X (Panther) 
> > and Fink and X11?
> Here is one possibility:
> (You have to run these commands as root, "sudo -s")
> 1. Make a directory in /sw/lib/X11/fonts, let's say
>    /sw/lib/X11/fonts/newfonts. Go there:
>    cd /sw/lib/X11/fonts/newfonts
> 2. Copy your fonts there. If they are not in ttf form, use fondu to make 
> this.
> 3. Run
>    mkfontscale
>    mkfontdir
>    xfontpath install newfont
> 4. Restart X11, start scribus
> If you are lucky, it works. It seems that scribus does not accept all 
> fonts that show up in X11. Sometimes a font appears in the scribus font 
> list, but when you select it, it disappears from the list. I haven't yet 
> understood this. Probably something wrong with these fonts, I guess.

When Scribus detects an error (via freetype) with a font, it removes it
from the list.

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