[scribus] Getting rid of extraneous font

Pim Reinders willemreinders at gmail.com
Wed May 7 08:20:38 CEST 2008

Hi Asif,

Firstly you should check if the Tmes font hasn't been sneaked in somehow:
Get the Scribus .sla file into a text editor (after all, it's a readable XLS
file) and search for the string 'Times'.


On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 5:14 AM, Asif Lodhi <asif.lodhi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Greg,
> Thank you for replying.
> On 5/7/08, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> > Asif Lodhi wrote:
> > > I composed a document but somehow when I export to PDF the PDF-Export
> > > dialog's Fonts tab lists an extraneous font that I NEVER included used
> > > in the story editor but it somehow got included.
> > >
> > You can click on the font in the 'Fonts to embed' box, then click the
> > double arrows to remove it so it won't be embedded in the PDF,
> No. Basically, I haven't used "Times" _anywhere_ in my document and it
> is showing up in the Available Fonts list. After reading your hint, I
> guess that if I remove the front from "Fonts to embed" listbox then it
> will not get embedded but the adobe reader will search for the font on
> the local hard disk and substitute another similar font for the
> "Times" nonetheless - even though it wouldn't be embedded in the
> document.
> I just do not want "Times" in the list of available fonts in the first
> place. I don't know where it's coming from but somehow it has gotten
> into the "Available fonts list". So I don't want the font in the list
> at all.
> --
> TIA,
> Asif
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