[scribus] Missing Font(s) -- slight detour, or about Helvetica

Meho R. mehor at gmx.com
Tue Jun 28 20:18:01 UTC 2011

On 28.06.2011 15:34, John Culleton wrote:
> In addition to the excellent advice offered by ALE you may
> also want to consider another Sans Serif Font. Helvetica,
> like Times Roman, is used to the point of being trite.
> IMO it is wise to consider similar but slightly different
> fonts.  I don't know what your Scribus system offers but
> mine shows:
> DejaVu Sans Bold
> Liberation Sans Bold
> Luxi Sans Bold
> Nimbus Sans L bold
> etc.
Even if so, Helvetica *is* a legend among fonts and tasteful use of it 
has its merits and distinctive charm. If you have said "Arial, like 
Times Roman...", I'd agree with you, but Helvetica... Also, none of 
these free fonts you mentioned can really compare to Helvetica, sorry, John.

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