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Re: Using Arial Narrow in OpenOffice.org

On Fri, 23 Jul 2010 09:36:52 +1000, David Purton wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 06:31:00AM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
>> Mmm... I get:
>> sm01@stt008:~$ fc-list :family="Arial Narrow" Arial
>> Narrow:style=Negrita Cursiva,Negreta cursiva,tučné kurzíva,fed
>> kursiv,Fett Kursiv,Έντονα Πλάγια,Bold Italic,Lihavoitu Kursivoi,Gras
>> Italique,Félkövér dőlt,Grassetto Corsivo,Vet Cursief,Halvfet
>> Kursiv,Pogrubiona kursywa,Negrito Itálico,Полужирный Курсив,Krepko
>> poševno,Fet Kursiv,Kalın İtalik,Lodi etzana 


>> In my case, I've got the TrueType font for "Arial Narrow" installed,
>> which displays fine within any application.
> As a Separate family? Maybe that is an older font? 

Yes and yes :-)

It's from a Windows XP installation and it reads "version 2.30", a bit 
older than yours.

> I only have access to
> the onw off Windows 7, which seems to be included in the Arial family by
> fontconfig. What I was hoping was for some sort of fontconfig
> configuration magic which could cause Arial Narrow to be treated as a
> separate family from Arial even with the newer font.

I can send you the involved *.ttf" files (there are 4 faces: "normal", 
"bold", "bold italic" and "normal italic"), for you to make some tests. 
That way we could discard the error comes from the font file or you are 
facing another configuration problem :-?



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