[Scribus] Fonts in PDF form fields (Was: Re: Scribus Digest, Vol 50, Issue 8)

John Jason Jordan johnxj
Wed Apr 4 20:39:00 CEST 2007

On Wed, 4 Apr 2007 09:14:43 -0700 (PDT)
avox <avox at arcor.de> dijo:

> > To my knowledge, it's not an Adobe/PDF limitation,
> > it's a limitation of Scribus 1.2.* and 1.3.3.* series
> > which has been successfully fixed by Fschmid in the
> > 1.3.4cvs branch --  please read this bug report with
> > the included notes and open one  of the test PDF forms
> > I've attached to it (e.g. the last one):
> > 
> > http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=3282

> It was a limitation upto PDF format 1.3, but 1.4 and later support it.
> Scribus had the above mentioned bug with that though, which is only fixed in
> latest
> Also note that the you use the normal Properties Palette for setting the
> font. 
> The setting of "Font for 1.3 PDF" is only for when you create such a PDF
> (which only supports a limited choice of fonts in form fields).

Rats. I need this feature and I have on my Ubuntu Edgy amd64 computer, which as I recall I had to do some finagling to get installed. Is there any way to install

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