[Scribus] font artifacts on Scribus PDFs
Fri May 4 20:50:41 CEST 2007
Am Freitag, 4. Mai 2007 18:16 schrieb Gustavo Homem:
> Hi again,
> Replying to myself with an update:
> > > 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?
> Futura LT is actually a True Type font. However Scribus doesn't consider it
> embbedable: it is by default marked as "subset" on preferences.
> If I uncheck that, the problem with the "l" goes away but the font presents
> glitches on Adobe Reader as well.
> Furthermore I confirmed that this font works OK with the Quark Xpress
> Comments? Should I open a bug report or are we doing anything wrong on our
> Best regards
I just tried Futura Lt (ttf) in Scribus 220.127.116.11cvs. I can embed the font
without issues, and if the font is embedded, the issue with "l" is gone. If I
convert Futura, Arial, Myriad or most other sans serif font to outlines,
the "l" issue persists.
I suggest you download and install 18.104.22.168cvs and re-test.
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