[scribus] Red squares when loading texts

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Wed Oct 1 11:37:35 UTC 2014

> Hi all,
> this is strange: We have used Scribus for many years on our school's
> server (terminal server) without any problems. My own Scribus runs
> flawlessly.
> So does one Scribus for one of the new students, but for all the
> others,
> there are only red squares when they import a text into a text frame.
> Even built-in text doesn't appear correctly. Only when they switch to
> Courier New, the text is shown.
> Seems to be a thing with fonts... But where should I start to look?

One suggestion.

Before you open a new document, go to File->Preferences->Tools and
have a look there

Then have a look at File->Fonts


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