[Scribus] Font problem, was "Column Break and Page Break in text"
Wed Feb 1 18:25:04 CET 2006
On Tuesday 31 January 2006 6:19 pm, Craig Bradney wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 February 2006 00:59, PLinnell wrote:
> > On Wednesday 01 February 2006 00:52, D Jungk wrote:
> > > > > I really like this program and hope I can get it working for
> > > > > me. My new 1.3.2 has one large show-stopping problem. The type
> > > > > prints like 72 dpi bitmapped type on a 1200 dpi laser printer.
> > > > > With 1.2RC, the type was perfect. Something to do with CUPS?
> > > >
> > > > This is difficult to solve without some additional information.
> > > > What model of the printer is it? What fonts are you using in your
> > > > document?
> > >
> > > The printer is an HP 1300 Postscript laser printer connected with
> > > USB. I've tried about 10 fonts, all print OK with Scribus 1.2RC and
> > > incorrectly with 1.3.2 (and correctly with all other programs on
> > > the computer). I would like to be able to use URW Bookman and
> > > Bitstream Ver Sans with Scribus. These are both Postscript fonts.
> > > In the preferences window, all of the fonts are listed and
> > > checkmarked to be included in Postscript files.
> > >
> > > Other, possible irrelevant info:
> > > When I first tried to install from the .tar download using
> > > "./configure, make" etc., it first complained about the version of
> > > Freetype. I installed a newer version, (3.80) and it no longer
> > > complained about that. Because of other problems, I ended up using
> > > apt-get and redownloading Scribus Which seemed to install it
> > > correctly except for the font problem.
> > >
> > > thanks for any ideas anyone has,
> > >
> > > Don
> > What distro are you using ?
> I have the same printer.. works perfectly under Linux, tho I suggest you
> use the PPD file from HP.
The printer works perfectly with Linux and with all the programs except the
newest Scribus 1.3.2. It even works correctly with Scribus 1.2RC. For some
reason the fonts are not being embedded correctly inthe Postscript files with
the newer vrsion.
Thanks for your time,
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