[Scribus] Scribus Digest, Vol 50, Issue 8

Julian Robbins julian.robbins
Wed Apr 4 10:59:08 CEST 2007

Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 12:30:04 +0200
> From: Alessandro Pellizzari <alex at amiran.it>
> Subject: [Scribus] Style in PDF forms
> Hi all,
> I am using Scribus to produce some "personalizable" PDFs, like a Menu
> where you can write dishes before printing it, etc.
> I used textfields to make (Adobe Reader) editable fields, but I can only
> choose among Times, Helvetica, Dingbats, Courier and Symbols fonts, and
> always black and 12pt, left aligne.
> I tried to insert a styled example text (right-click -> Modify Text or
> CTRL-Y on the field), and embedded the chosen font in the PDF document,
> but when I open it in Adobe Reader it becomes Times 12pt black left
> aligned.
> Is this a Scribus limitation or a PDF limitation?
> Thank you very much.
> Bye.

I'm no expert but please look in the recent few months postings as this 
has been discussed a couple of times recently. AFAIR you can only choose 
a few basic fonts, and I think there is no way around this.
I think this is an Adobe limitation.


Julian Robbins

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