[scribus] Font bolding problem when converting to pdf

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Wed Jul 9 09:02:55 CEST 2008

Craig Ringer wrote:
> H.Riesbeck wrote:

>> Thank you to all who helped me with flowing text into subsequent text 
>> frames. It works now for me.
>> However, I do have a question for another problem. I want to output my 
>> work as a pdf file. While the text looks good on the screen before 
>> converting, after conversion letters such as ' I ' or ' l ', in other 
>> words just a single vertical line, are bolded. The font I need to use is 
>> Arial and it is a TrueType font.
> This is a common issue. Scribus currently converts TrueType and OpenType
> fonts to outlines on PDF export.

Need it always do this ?  It sounds like a pain for people making PDFs 
for on screen use.

Cheers, J/.
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