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Scribus => Text and Typography => Topic started by: SpaceCadet on December 09, 2015, 03:02:39 pm

Title: "Ubuntu Condensed" Bold Face Missing in Style Editor -- Ubuntu 15.10 64bit
Post by: SpaceCadet on December 09, 2015, 03:02:39 pm
Hi!

I cannot find a similar issue so i am trying the forum before reporting an bug in case i am doing something terribly wrong.

It looks like the Bold Face (or rather all faces except the regular face) of the font "UBUNTU CONDENSED" in the style editor / preferences editor is missing.
This bothers me since inside all other applications (like font manager, office ... ) all faces (regular, bold, bold italic, italic) are availiable?

Thanks for your help
Title: Re: "Ubuntu Condensed" Bold Face Missing in Style Editor -- Ubuntu 15.10 64bit
Post by: utnik on December 09, 2015, 10:05:42 pm
hi spacecadet

when you look at font.ubuntu.com (http://font.ubuntu.com/), you won't find another weight or style than regular for 'ubuntu condensed'. i think your other applications fake the 'bold' and 'italic' faces.
fortunately scribus doesn't deal with such horrible technics of font abuse…

utnik
Title: Re: "Ubuntu Condensed" Bold Face Missing in Style Editor -- Ubuntu 15.10 64bit
Post by: SpaceCadet on December 10, 2015, 09:03:11 pm
Ah .. oh .. well i see :(
That's kind of sad because i like the font but this prevents all kinds of emphasis in my text.
Its very strange that the font-manager shows these faces. Seems like not every font can be "fake bolded" but this obviously can.

Thanks for your reply, i have to look for another font then.
Suggestions anyone? :) And by the way is there a tool similar to "Glyphs" from inDesign?

Thanks again and greetings

spacecadet
Title: Re: "Ubuntu Condensed" Bold Face Missing in Style Editor -- Ubuntu 15.10 64bit
Post by: utnik on December 10, 2015, 09:17:14 pm
hi spacecadet

is there a tool similar to "Glyphs" from inDesign?

i don't have access to indesign any more but i think, it's almost what you see in scribus under: 'insert' → 'glyph' when you select the left icon.

utnik
Title: Re: "Ubuntu Condensed" Bold Face Missing in Style Editor -- Ubuntu 15.10 64bit
Post by: SpaceCadet on December 11, 2015, 06:48:57 pm
Thank you :D
I was looking for "Glyphen" like in the german translation of inDesign .. that was stupid, i admit.

Issue is solved. I'm closing this topic.
Thanks again for the help!