[Scribus] font artifacts on Scribus PDFs

Gustavo Homem gustavo
Fri May 4 17:38:58 CEST 2007

Hi Christoph,

> > What could be the problem here?
> >

> Hi Gustavo,
> the issue has been discussed a hundred times or so. 

I apologize for making it 101, or so :-). It's the first time it impacts our 

> Some fonts, mostly sans 
> serif fonts, will look ugly in AR, especially "l" or "ll". 

But is this a Scribus issue or a font issue? These fonts are used with other 
programs for real work and I heard no complaints so far.

> But it's just a 
> screen effect. As you noticed, the pdf files print flawlessly.

Yes, it does but we need a version for on-screen viewing.

> As to outlining fonts, it seems you are working with OpenType fonts. OTF
> can't be embedded in PDF files. They are outlined automatically. See:

Again, is this a matter of how Scribus outlines the font? Since the font is 
outlined the source of the problem seems not to be Adoba Reader, right?


> http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=fr&page=fonts1
> Christoph

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