[Scribus] which font to use

dwain dwain.alford
Tue Apr 3 15:39:01 CEST 2007

heathenx wrote:
> I'm working on a big project with Scribus. I am converting an instruction manual from Adobe InDesign 
> to Scribus. We have used the Arial font exclusively in InDesign and pretty much used this font as 
> our company standard (wasn't my decision). Anyway, I'm able to use this font in Scribus with no 
> problems until I send the document out as a pdf file. When I open the pdf all of the letter "i's" 
> look bold and blocky. I had this same problem a while back and my solution was to avoid this font 
> all together. Times New Roman seems to work really well. However, it looks nothing like Arial.
> My question: Have any of you experienced this? What is a recommended font to use. I would like to 
> use something that worked on Windows, Linux, and Mac and then standardize on that font. I want to 
> use just one font for the whole manual, only changing style like bold, italic, and underlined where 
> I need to.
> heathenx
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maybe helvetica?

Dwain Alford
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