[scribus] Problem with pdf, characters l - . only!

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Fri Jun 18 02:28:01 CEST 2010

On Thursday 17 June 2010 19:50:58 Julian Haines wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've just completed a newsletter for publication with Scribus. It 
> great on the screen and if I print pages directly from Scribus to 
my inkjet
> printer, they look good. However, when I view the generated pdf 
> all of the letter l characters are disproportionately wide, to the 
> where ll often displays as a single wide block! Many of the full-
stop and
> dash characters have the same problem, but strangely no others 
appear to be
> affected.
> If I zoom in to 800% on-screen in acrobat reader the problem is 
> reduced, but is still present to a degree. If I print the pdf'd output 
> my inkjet, again the problem is reduced but is still present to a
> noticeable degree.
> I'm using Scribus with gs8.71 on a WinXP platform. I 
have Acrobat
> Reader 9.3.1.
Try a quality type 1 font NOT issued with your operating system, 
such as Bitstream Charter or Adobe Garamond. Charter is free and 
AG costs about $25 per font (roman, bold, italic)
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
Printable E-book 38 pages $5.95

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