[scribus] OpenType (Kerning) Support

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Thu Aug 12 15:44:20 CEST 2010

dear anonymous user,

>    Name: Servus
>    Email Address: Lang74 at web.de
>    Subject: OpenType (Kerning) Support
>    Message:
> Hello everybody,
> an unsolved problem with this otherwise great software is that it
> can't read kerning tables of OpenType-fonts. (Since the FreeType
> 2-Library used in Scribus can only read old KERN-Tables, but no
> GPOS-tables).
> This seems to me a rather urgent issue, since OpenType has becom THE
> major font format and many fonts are not available unless in
> OTF-format. Is there any solution coming up...?
> [I'm using Scribus 1.3.8 under Windows XP]

afaict, better OTF support is on its way and to be expected by the end
of the year in the development version.


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