[scribus] getting fonts
alison.saylor at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 15:29:13 CET 2009
thank you so much! I'm under deadline so I really, really appreciate it!
On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 6:48 AM, stedawa <stedawa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, Alison:
> The font and its exact file name are midway down this page
> (just in case you didn't find it yet...)
> And some Scribus help pages
> 2 <http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&page=fonts5>
> You could download Scribus for the Mac and then download the font to that
> computer and then open your scribus file and fontize away. Then save it and
> remove Scribus from your friend's computer.
> The Scribus printed manual on page 184 says that Scribus uses fonts from 3
> sources: system fonts normally installed on your computer; additional fonts
> whose location or path is specified in Preferences; and as already mentioned
> it looks in the same directory as the document.
> Apparently, too, if you want to see what fonts Scribus pulls in to its
> radar, run DOS (when you get home) and from the command line type
> in scribus.exe -fi where the fi means font
> information. Scribus will then list all the fonts it has found, and whether
> they have passed the font test, are duplicates or why it didn't load a font.
> Further in the manual, it says Scribus will recognize all fonts installed in
> standard Mac OS X locations
> /Library/Fonts, /System/Library/Fonts, /Users/name/LibraryFonts
> If you add new fonts on Mac OS X, copy the files to the second location in
> the above list..
> There are about 4 pages on Font Management (Preferences > Fonts) in the
> Scribus Official Manual starting on page 188. Can't remember if it is
> online. The book is by Gregory Pittman and Christoph Schaefer.
> Glad if any of this helps.
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