[Scribus] What is an S font?
Wed Dec 26 00:27:05 CET 2007
On Wednesday 26 December 2007 00:07:08 Brian Astill wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Dec 2007 06:01:55 pm Craig Bradney wrote:
> > On Tuesday 25 December 2007 02:19:26 Brian Astill wrote:
> > > In Scribus Preferences, all but three of my installed fonts
> > > are marked with the Tt truetype symbol. Those fonts are
> > > accessible.
> > >
> > > The remaining three - Gargi 1.7, Comix and Fritz - are marked
> > > with an S and are NOT accessible. I can see no difference in
> > > type, location, permissions or ownership of these three
> > > compared to the other, available, fonts.
> > >
> > > Advice, anyone?
> > Its a substituted font, where the document that is open
> > references fonts that you do not have installed on your system.
> > You can set permanent substitutions or temporary ones, and this
> > allows you to still work on a document (with a slightly
> > different look) as compared to the original. Perhaps your
> > document was created on another PC and the fonts need to be
> > copied over (potential licence issues).
> I think you have misunderstood. Those S fonts are available to
> (eg) Open Office, KOfice and Abiword. There is no question of
> their not being installed.
> Yet if I open a new document in Scribus 1.3.4 or in !.3.3.9 those
> fonts shown as S in an existing document are simply not listed
> at all.
> Clearly Scribus is not recognising 3 fonts in a directory while
> recognising many others in the same directory, while other apps
> have no such problem.
Scribus may be rejecting the fonts due to quality or some other reason. What
fonts exactly are they?
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