[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Fonts standadization for Impress templates

Olivier Hallot olivier.hallot at documentfoundation.org
Mon Sep 12 04:09:54 PDT 2011

Hi Andras, all...

Em 12-09-2011 05:14, Andras Timar escreveu:
> Hi,
> 2011/9/12 Olivier Hallot<olivier.hallot at documentfoundation.org>:
>> Hi
>> I ma not sure tis is the right place to ask, but I noticed that the bundled
>> Impress templates carry fonts definitions not often found in many platforms.
>> Namely Thorndale, Albany, and may be others font names (besides I am not so
>> sure Thorndale and Albany are free).
> It's a good point. Thorndale and Albany are not free, they are from
> the Agfa Monotype font package, and they are metric-compatible to
> Times New Roman and Arial, respectively.
>> Should we intead define for these templates a font we are sure to exist in
>> every LibreOffice installation (irrespect of the OS platform), for example
>> Libertine or Bioline? Or may be some other font?
> A logical choice would be the Liberation font family which is also
> included in LibreOffice install sets. These fonts are also
> metric-compatible with Times New Roman and Arial.
> Cheers,
> Andras
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Is that OK that I replace the fonts with Liberation in the templates? I 
will then submit a bug with the new templates attached.

Please let me know.

Olivier Hallot
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