[scribus] Font mystery
john at wexfordpress.com
Tue Nov 11 17:16:55 CET 2008
On Tuesday 11 November 2008 08:36:05 am John Culleton wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 November 2008 07:53:57 am John Culleton wrote:
> > On Monday 10 November 2008 04:56:40 pm Gregory Pittman wrote:
> > > John Culleton wrote:
> > > > I called up one of the templates in 1.3.5 and it said the
> > > > fonts were not available and would I like to substitite
> > > > something. Well, I substituted for each font the very same
> > > > font, taken from a pulldown list. This is not hard to do but
> > > > I wonder why it is necessary?
> > >
> > > The mystery comes from someone making what may have been a very
> > > slight name change in the font. Why they do this is unknown,
> > > but it is very annoying.
> > >
> > > Greg
> > >
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> > The names as displayed are however identical. So I assume it is a
> > file name difference. The template is probably a holdover from an
> > earlier version of Scribus. I will try updating and then resaving
> > the template. Stay tuned.
> Two more anomalies. No matter how I change the paragraph styles the
> beginning paragraph remains in Bitstream Bold Italic on the page
> proper. It says it is in something else in the story editor and
> the but I cannot change it on screen.
> Also, when I go into the paragraph style editor the list of
> available fonts is much more restricted than when I list fonts in
> the story editor.
> The template in question is Brochure_1. I will try to build a
> similar file in 1.3.5 and see how that goes.
The fault lies in the paragraph styles associated with the templates.
The initial substitution dialogue doesn't work. All it does is mark
certain typefaces with a "s" for substitution. But they all default
to Bitstream charter Bold Italic in the document. The only cure I
have found is to delete the individual paragraph styles and then
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