Bug#233938: openoffice.org: Changing KDE fonts helps -- but they were not Albany
On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 23:40, Martin Kretzschmar wrote:
> This case, Albany vs. Helvetica is, well, pathologic. Albany is the name
> of StarOffice's metrically compatible replacement font for Arial (and
> Helvetica). Thus it's first in lots of replacement lists (VCL.xcu).
> Maybe we can patch these lists to put Albany at the end (as its
> non-free/not the Albany that debian users have installed etc.)
It's not a problem with Albany. It's a problem that (at a guess) there
is nothing at all in the default substitution list that matches.
Helvetica is often only available as a bitmap font, which is not
recognized by the OOo+fontconfig patch.