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Does LibreOffice support Adobe Type 1 fonts or not [closed]

asked 2019-08-01 17:37:11 +0100

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Trying to follow thread on fdo#37453. I don't see an answer and I don't have time to continue searching. I'm evaluating whether to us LO or not. Type 1 fonts may not be important to most business users, but I am a graphic designer and they are very important to me. I live in a world where font metrics do matter.

Please, short answer, YES or NO.

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answered 2019-08-01 22:17:22 +0100

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updated 2019-08-01 22:17:43 +0100

First hit when typing type 1 into the Search or ask your questionbox: https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questi...

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And really, if you are a graphics designer you shouldn't rely on outdated and inferior font technology.

erAck gravatar imageerAck ( 2019-08-01 22:18:55 +0100 )edit
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answered 2019-08-01 17:45:01 +0100

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updated 2019-08-01 18:04:07 +0100

Answers must be 15 characters at least;-): NO

Reference: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#General states in section General:

  • Support for Type 1 fonts has been removed (Khaled Hosny)
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