Re: Linux and OpenType Fonts with AbiWord

From: Michael A. Peters <>
Date: Mon Sep 26 2005 - 09:29:40 CEST

On Sun, 2005-09-25 at 08:44 -0700, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> > As far as I can tell font-config should discover the
> > otf fonts provided
> > they're put a director expected by font-config.
> This one we can't blame on FontConfig. We purposely
> don't open OTFs because we don't know how to embed
> them in our custom PS driver, which is still used for
> our command-line printing.

Found a temporary solution - at least for some otf fonts.

Build the src - use otftotfm
It will spit out a .pfb file (amongst other files, if the otf has a T1
in it) which can then be used by AbiWord :)

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Received on Mon Sep 26 09:35:57 2005

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