From: Martin Sevior (email@example.com)
Date: Mon May 27 2002 - 18:59:10 EDT
On Tue, 28 May 2002, Sam Halliday wrote:
> hi there,
> another gripe from me, but don't get the wrong impression, i am still
> VERY impressed by abiword...
> the fonts are a bit ugly! i mean, when i'm _using_ abiword. obviously
> when i print to ps, they are rendered according to my ghostscript, so
> they look good... but they are really ugly in abiword. i use the X font
> server, and i added the path and reran the server (and restarted X as
> well)...btw. do i _need_ to add it to my X Font server path? i also
> tried making symbolic links from my ghostscript fonts overwriting the
> Abisuite ones... but that didnt work out, the fonts were really strange
> looking and i got a crash, so i reinstalled the abisuite fonts...
> does anyoe want a screenshot of my abiword vs ghostscript? does anyone
> else have this problem, and more importantly, do they have a solution?
Yes. You have two choices. Install Microsoft TTF's (see our FAQ) or wait
the the substantail chnges to the code we need to porperly use all
To see some the issues involved in the latter read the:
Re: Font, layout units et al
Thread on the list archives.
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