[scribus] Missing fonts
jo.hose.evans at gmail.com
Sat Apr 22 21:49:13 UTC 2017
Thanks Bert. It's nice to have a reply from someone who reads one's post
carefully and who replies with something pertinent - rather than taking it
as an opportunity to embark on a flight of irrelevant invective against
their pet hate.
I think I must have got TRAJAN PRO with Adobe Premier and it shows up in
that program. I still don't know why it won't work with Scribus or GIMP.
I have downloaded CINZEL and it looks like it will be a good substitute.
On 23 April 2017 at 01:20, Bert Driehuis <
bertd.fpevohf.arg at taw.playbeing.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 10:22 AM, Craig Bradney <cbradney at scribus.info>
> > Maybe you got Trajan Pro from elsewhere. Its not even listed here:
> > https://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/ <https://www.microsoft.com/
> The wisdom of the Interwebs sais that Trajan Pro is bundled with a
> couple of Adobe products, including InDesign and Illustrator. Maybe
> the original poster removed a software package that had the fonts
> I've never heard of Microsoft policing font licenses. That would be
> darn near impossible to start with: I've purchased a ton of fonts, and
> even I have to go back to the receipts to see if I purchased a font,
> got it in a bundle or downloaded as a freebie. As a general guideline,
> I'd suggest storing all the fonts you use someplace safe, so that you
> can always get them back if, for example, you get a new PC or change
> operating systems. Scribus even has a menu item "Collect for output"
> that bundles all prerequisites for your project, including the fonts.
> Check to see if your font license allows you to make a personal
> backup, there's some weird licensing around.
> Back to Trajan Pro. This site features a comparison between Trajan Pro
> and Cinzel:
> Cinzel is a free download, so I'd suggest trying it out. There's a lot
> of choice in free quality fonts these days. I'm so fed up with some of
> the font licenses that I'm quite motivated to give alternatives a good
> hard look, just remember to donate to the author if you use a nice
> one. I donated last year's remainder of my font budget to Impallari
> Type, and this year's may well go to the maker of Cinzel.
> You can get Cinzel here: http://ndiscovered.com/cinzel/ (and check out
> their other fonts).
> With kind regards.
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