[Scribus] updating scribus

jack wallen jlwallen
Mon Feb 7 23:29:36 CET 2005

oh that's right - the freetype upgrade. i'm still using FC1 (yeah yeah i
know - i'll be switching to FC3 this summer i think) so i'm still using
freetype-2.1.4-5 i believe i'm correct that the latest version won't
work with that release.

On Mon, 2005-02-07 at 17:28, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> jack wallen wrote:
> >hey gang,
> >
> >i'm using 1.2 and am wondering about the latest update. from what i
> >understand, if you update you have to work some magic to get pages
> >created with earlier versions working (because of font issues). is this
> >the case? is this much of an issue?
> >  
> >
> The only thing I've seen has less to do with Scribus than other 
> software.  I'm using FC3 and it appears the last update of freetype 
> (2.1.9-1) changed the order of the words in some of the Nimbus fonts, so 
> I had to tell Scribus what to substitute.
> I think many will tell you that there are many improvements since 1.2 
> that by themselves make it worthwhile to update.
> If you're clever like some, you'll save your 1.2 so you can go back to 
> it easily just in case.
> Greg
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