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

Axel Bojer axelb
Wed Apr 4 20:57:26 CEST 2007

John Jason Jordan skrev:
> 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

using the tar.gz-package works for me on my amd64 :-)

Best regards
Axel Bojer

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