[Scribus] Problem with PDF export - "L" characters too thick
Tue Oct 10 21:20:22 CEST 2006
On Tuesday 10 October 2006 14:42, Janet Hawtin wrote:
> Ooh a question ive got the answer for.
> I get that too. Especially with bitstream vera sans.
> I understand that it is caused by the way the specific font aliases
> as specific resolutions, ie if you zoom in the letters will form
> correctly. The letters should also print correctly.
> Remedy: change font or zoom/print.
> On 10/10/06, Kenton Williams <kwilliams at penbaymedia.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have a rather strange problem. When I export my document to
> > PDF, all of the letter "L" characters, both upper and lower case
> > are too thick. When you print the document, the problem is less
> > noticeable, but still there. I am running Scribus 220.127.116.11 on
> > Windows XP. I have installed Ghostscript 8.54. I have not tried
> > too many fonts but it is obvious on screen with Arial, although
> > the document in Scribus looks great. The issue only appears in
> > the PDF exported documents. If I export to PNG, the problem is
> > gone. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> > --
> > Kenton Williams
> > GIS Analyst
> > Penobscot Bay Media
> > 32 Washington St., Suite 230
> > Camden, ME 04843
> > http://www.penbaymedia.com
This is a known issue with Adobe Reader and is aggrivated on LCD
Going to preferences and then adjusting anti-aliasing and "Cooltype"
settings can make this less prominent.
This is *only* a display issue.
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