[scribus] Font oddities
john at wexfordpress.com
Sun Nov 21 23:24:15 CET 2010
On Sunday 21 November 2010 02:48:34 John Jason Jordan wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Nov 2010 23:18:21 -0500
> Gregory Pittman <gregp_ky at yahoo.com> dijo:
> >On 11/20/2010 10:07 PM, John Jason Jordan wrote:
> >> They are also singularly hideous.
> >> I went into Preferences> Fonts and unchecked them all so
> >> Scribus will not use them.
> > Yes, it looks like Scribus doesn't render them properly, and they
> > are not rendered properly on PDF export or when printing to a PS
> > file.
> One odd thing is that all I have are .pfa files for these fonts. I
> thought Type 1 fonts came with a .pfb file (outlines) and a .pfm
> file (metrics). I don't know what a .pfa file is. I could Google on
> it, but it's late and I need to go to bed.
> Another odd thing is why suddenly Scribus is picking them up, and
> no other application on my computer sees them.
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AFAIK a type 1 font can have either pfa or pfb files and either afm or
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