[Scribus] outlining fonts
Sun Nov 5 15:22:44 CET 2006
Matt Haber wrote:
> A printer that I would like to use (PSPrint.com) specifies that fonts
> must be outline in PDFs.
> I'm a bit confused as to how to force this behavior. The Wiki seems
> to suggest that outlining is an unhappy outcome that happens with
> bad fonts. If I click on "convert to outline," all of my formatting
> seems to go away, so that doesn't seem to be the right option.
> What is the best way to proceed?
I'm not 100% sure on this one but when exporting to PDF you could select all
your fonts to be subsetted. I'm not sure if there's a proper subsetting
applied to any font type in Scribus atm but it currently converts texts to
outlines instead (unless this is a generally accepted way of subsetting,
feels more like a hack to me). Please someone correct me if I'm wrong here.
Anyway somehow I feel it would be better to have a third listbox in the font
page of PDF export dialog for outlining and only allow fonts that can be
properly subsetted to be appended to the subset listbox.
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