[Scribus] Open Source Software and Book Authors

wtb41 wtb
Sun Dec 17 17:31:12 CET 2006

For what it's worth, I just used Scribus to create the one-line PDF. The
resulting PDF is perfect.

wtb41 wrote:
>> Tobias Hilbricht wrote:
>>So you did not install them with spadmin additionally, as I did with my
>>working font installation.
> This morning I did as you suggested. I installed the font "aditionally"
> using spadmin. But first I ran fc-list, and the resulting list showed the
> font as present. It was present because I had installed it as described in
> my prior posts on this thread. The long list began as follows (copying &
> pasting):
> Adobe Garamond:style=Italic Expert
> Adobe Garamond:style=Regular Expert
> AR PL SungtiL GB,???????????????:style=Regular
> Bitstream Charter:style=Bold
> Bitstream Charter:style=Bold Italic
> The first 2 items on that list are the fonts, but I did not used the
> italic in producing the one-line PDF. After installing the font
> "additionally" using spadmin, I typed the same one-line string of
> characters into a new Writer document. I exported it to a PDF, and I got
> the exact same mess I got previously. I even named the PDF after you
> (Tobias.pdf). Even that did not solve the problem. If you want to see your
> namesake, I gladly will e-mail it to you. Presumably, every installer on
> my system uses the library fontconfig. The command fc-list does.
> Looking at the issue logically, one would think that installing a font as
> a system font using KDE's FontInstaller should suffice. The font clearly
> was available to Writer before today's exercise. I saw it on the screen in
> the Writer document, and the font entered the PDF, but imperfectly. Have
> you any more thoughts as to the source of the problem?
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