[Scribus] New fonts as OT or just TTF/Type1?

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Thu Mar 23 00:37:01 CET 2006

Am Donnerstag, 23. M?rz 2006 00:31 schrieb avox:
> Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> > ... OTF is the future, but unfortunately it's not the present
> > for all applications yet. OO.o doesn't support OTF. You can't use
> > OpenType there.
> As I gather from http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=37073
> OO.o *does* display OpenType fonts, it just doesn't apply the advanced
> tables.
> Note that stacking diacritics, vertical layout, ligatures and all those
> other OTF
> features can't even be expressed in TTF and Type1. So I still say, go for
> OTF and
> enjoy the advanced features when the apps are ready. I'm pretty sure
> Scribus,
> pango-based apps and possibly OO.o will deliver within a year.

OO.o does not display OTF, at least 2.0.1 does not. The fonts are listed in 
the "Fonts" menus, but you can't apply them to any text (you can, ut you 
won't see anything nor will the text be printed).



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