[Libreoffice] ecofont

Robinson Tryon bishop.robinson at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 09:26:45 PST 2011

On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Németh László <nemeth at numbertext.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> LibreOffice has already supported a similar solution to save more ink
> with the following improvements:
> • Scalable ink saving (20-90%, or arbitrary values);
> • extreme ink saving (>96%) with excellent readability;
> • better layout on low resolution (<1200 dpi): instead of ugly spotted
> letters it uses low level methods of printers to provide consistent
> typefaces;
> • it works with all fonts.
> Usage: choose Grey 80%...Grey 10% colors for your text (you can add
> more colors to the palette:
> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/OOoAuthors_User_Manual/Draw_Guide/Color_palette).
> For extreme ink saving, set outlined character formatting (=~60% ink
> saving) and combine with Gray 90% text color.
> Best regards,
> László

Hi László,

Thank you for the information about ink/cost-savings during printing.
I've put your notes (and a brief mention of the EcoFont, etc..) up on
the wiki here:


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