[Scribus] Simple font query

wtb41 wtb
Tue Dec 19 00:03:55 CET 2006

Louis Desjardins-2 wrote:
>>What is the sense of your question?
> I have had great difficulty getting a font to produce a defect-free PDF
> from within the OOo Writer application. The font, which is an Adobe
> PostScript Type 1 font bought from Linotype, produces a perfect PDF from
> within Scribus. The defect most likely is not a viewer problem because the
> defect spans multiple viewers. I posted today on the Writer forum stating
> the various ways that I have installed the font for use in Writer. When I
> asked what the problem could be, I got this answer: "That you are using a
> font of a font type which is not supported by OOo." He earlier asked if
> the font was a TrueType font. I said no, and he said that my problem stems
> from the font's PostScript vintage. My Linux system came with many
> PostScript Type 1 fonts preinstalled, and they work fine--even in a PDF
> that Writer produces. I feel that if a program supports one PostScript
> Type 1 font, then it supports all such fonts. But I'm fairly new to this
> stuff; so ....
> Bill Bailey
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