[scribus] Missing Font(s)

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Jun 29 03:03:45 UTC 2011

On Tuesday, June 28, 2011 09:21:49 pm Owen wrote:
> >> I have noticed that a number of fonts that are 
available in other
> >> programs are not available in Scribus.
> > 

Traditionally TeX has had its own font collection and has 
not accessed so-called "system fonts" as such. The 
emergence of Xetex and luatex has allowed easier access to 
fonts not shipped with TeX. But not all TeX users use these 
variants.Ghostscript also comes with its own collection of 

I find that on my Linux system if I put a font in a 
subdirectory of /usr/share/fonts Scribus can find it. 
This is certainly a broader access to fonts than TeX has 
traditionally offered. 

If you have a font you like, and you adjust Scribus to 
access the location of that font, and the font is not 
defective in some way, then you can use it. 

John Culleton

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