[scribus] default font

Wilfred Cuff wcuff at shaw.ca
Fri May 14 04:19:00 CEST 2010

Thank you for the replies.  Very helpful.  

'Both Scribus Preferences Fonts or File Document have the font lists.'

What is the purpose of having two options for the same function? 


On Wed, 2010-05-12 at 20:14, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 05/12/2010 09:03 PM, Wilfred Cuff wrote:
> > I have been using Scribus for some time to write up my ballroom
> > dance notes.  Works well.
> >
> > One problem concerns fonts.  I keep getting the default as a
> > Nimbus font, something my printer does not like.  The font list
> > has a Green S alongside the Nimbus fonts, as opposed to TT.
> > I guess that is implies a default setting. But where is this
> > default set?
> >
> > And changing fonts is also confusing. Both Scribus Preferences
> > Fonts or File Document have the font lists.  But the program
> > does not seem to readily add my changes.  There must be a procedure, but
> > where to find it?
> Nimbus is a PostScript Type 1 font, not sure why it shouldn't be Ok.
> You set the default font in Preferences > Tools. This is a feature of 
> text frames, so click the text frame icon and choose your default font 
> there.
> Greg
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