[scribus] Missing fonts
christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Sun Apr 23 07:44:49 UTC 2017
What kind of font ist this? It may be in a format that Scribus can't use, or, as others already remarked, it may be broken.
It would be helpful if you could tell us the file extension of the font.
> Gesendet: Samstag, 22. April 2017 um 23:49 Uhr
> Von: "Jo Evans" <jo.hose.evans at gmail.com>
> An: "Scribus User Mailing List" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
> Betreff: Re: [scribus] Missing fonts
> 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>
> > wrote:
> > > Maybe you got Trajan Pro from elsewhere. Its not even listed here:
> > > https://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/ <https://www.microsoft.com/
> > typography/fonts/>
> > 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
> > bundled?
> > 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:
> > http://joelcrawfordsmith.com/closest-font/font/trajan
> > 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.
> > Bert
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