Re: AbiWord font issues
"Jason E. Stewart" wrote:
> "Michel Dänzer" <email@example.com> writes:
> > > No, sorry I wasn't clearer. What helped was adding:
> > >
> > > Load "type1"
> > >
> > > To my Module section. I had been using xfs, but my fonts weren't
> > > working properly. That fixed it.
> > That doesn't make sense. xfs supports Type1 fonts. Do you have any
> > other FontPath lines in your XF86Config besides the one for the font
> > server? If not, then maybe abiword leaves the font path it
> > dynamically adds.
> FontPath "tcp/localhost:7100"
> # FontPath "/usr/share/abisuite/fonts/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
> # FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
> Perhaps when I upgraded xfs, it stopped working. I have no idea how to
> test it.
You should have read the debconf note from xfs saying 'xfs doesn't listen to
TCP ports by default'.
> Are you saying that with xfs, I shouldn't need the Load "type1"?
No. xfs can handle all fonts.
> Because it *definately* makes a difference. Suddenly the font menus in
> XEmacs work again, etc.
as the font path for the font server, that will (a) make it work again and (b)
make it as fast as without font server (which is what you're using right now).
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast \ XFree86 and DRI project member