Font aliases not recognized

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Font aliases not recognized

Post by Hacktivista » Sun Dec 27, 2015 8:40 pm

On Linux one is supposed to be allowed to replace one font per other font.

In the case of "Microsoft's Calibri" font "Google's Carlito" is a metric replacement, and it's properly configured on "/etc/fonts/conf.d/30-0-google-crosextra-carlito-fontconfig.conf" when one install's it with default OS package managers (in my case apt-get install fonts-crosextra-carlito).

But this configuration is not recognized by FreeOffice, so when I open a microsoft word document I find that fonts change the document's text size, simply because it takes another font (I wasn't able to notice which one as simply displays "Cambria"), different from the configured to be used. How can I solve this? Thanks!

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Re: Font aliases not recognized

Post by sven-l » Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:05 pm

I will forward this feature to the developers.

If you want you can copy the original font from a Windows machine into your Linux system, so that TextMaker can use it directly. Please make sure that the correct font path is entered in TextMaker in Tools=>Options=>Fonts.
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Re: Font aliases not recognized

Post by Hacktivista » Mon Jan 25, 2016 9:13 pm

I guess is not a good solution, since Microsoft EULA prohibits it.

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Re: Font aliases not recognized

Post by Hacktivista » Wed Nov 23, 2016 1:22 am

has this been fixed yet? What about the last softmaker office?

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Re: Font aliases not recognized

Post by sven-l » Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:41 pm

We will inform you as soon as there are any news.
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