[Scribus] which font to use

heathenx heathenx
Tue Apr 3 15:55:15 CEST 2007

Yup. I just tried Helvetica. It's perfect! I just found my new "standard". Thanks everyone.


dwain wrote the following on 4/3/2007 9:39 AM:
> 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?

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