[scribus] fonts bug in 1.4.0.rc2 on Kubuntu Lucid?

a.l.e a.l.e at xox.ch
Wed Apr 13 15:41:06 CEST 2011

hi frank

> For preparing a two-monthly (4 pages) internal publication, I
> switched from Publisher to Scribus-ng (German language version), last
> year. I'm keeping the version up-to-date via sources.list from
> 	deb http://debian.scribus.net/debian lucid main
> Currently, 1.4.0.rc2 is installed.
> In the publication - for compatibility reasons - I only use the
> standard windows fonts Arial and Times New Roman. Today, opening an
> archived publication (from last month) failed with a crippled
> document view, (presumably) due to font problems:
> In the document view, all characters are either enlarged (to about
> the double previous size) or as red frames. In the F2-window, the
> enlarged characters are assigned Bitstream Charter, the red frames
> Andale Mono font.
> Although the Andale Mono font is actually installed, the characters
> become legible only after re-assigning any font (including Andale
> Mono) via the F2-window.
> Any hints on how to solve the fonts problem - or at least to get back
> to a useable version for my next publication?

can you add the .sla document, a screenshot and and maybe an "old" pdf to the bug tracker?


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