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Re: Problem with a font

From: Walter Garcia-Fontes
Subject: Re: Problem with a font
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 16:55:39 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.4 (2018-02-28)

* Thomas Morley, address@hidden [03/04/18 16:50]:
> Thanks, works now, although it was a little more difficult to install
> than usual, for unknown reason.
> I'm not an expert for fonts, so all I say here is by hearsay or simply 
> guessing.
> That said, regarding the images you provided the printed '-sign is not
> the same in LilyPond and in LibreOffice.
> I seem to remember somebody explained that text-typesetting programs
> sometimes use a similiar font if a sign is not available.
> Similar for bold, italic, bold-italic: if the font doesn't contain
> them the program scales it.
> In LibreOffice doing bold and font-size 60 prints ugly as well with Escolar2.
> So I think the font itself is buggy.

Yes, that is what I'm also suspecting, but in any case in LibreOffice
the font gives less problems than in Lilypond. Most likely LO has more
features to deal with this type of fonts, being a word-processing

Too bad I can't convince my costumer to use something else, let's see
what I can do.

Thanks for the answer,

Walter Garcia-Fontes
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

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