Re: fonts

Subject: Re: fonts
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 17:13:41 -0800


KMcLauchlan -at- chrysalis-its -dot- com wrote:


Are fonts generally sold in cross-platform formats?

I'm thinking Linux, here, in a Windoze/Mac world.


You can use Windows postscript fonts in Linux without problems.

If you just want to use them in OpenOffice, you can use the OpenOffice Printer Administration Tool, spadmin, to add them via a GUI.

If you want to make the fonts available to your entire system, follow the directions at:

http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/users-guide/ch-ctsystem.en.html#s-af

If you're not using Debian GNU/Linux or a distro based on it, the only change in the instructions is how you install the package you need.

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