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
>> poevno,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 :-?