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Matthias Dallmeier matthias@d...
Mon Feb 10 12:25:22 NZDT 2003

Daniel Lawson wrote:

> I've not used Mandrake, nor Drakfont, but here's a few tips:
> Have you verified that the fonts work elsewhere under X? EG: you can 
> verify that you are using one of the MS fonts under Mozilla, or as a 
> menu font in Gnome, or something?
> The way X handles fonts is usually through use of a font server. XFree86 
> 4 has internal font support as well, just to confuse things. You need to 
> check that your fontserver settings include the new fonts imported via 
> drakfont.
> xfontsel is an app that will let you browse the fonts installed. Use 
> this to verify that you can access the fonts you imported.

And once you got your new fonts to work everywhere else, you probably 
need to use spadmin to tell OpenOffice about them.

  -- Matthias

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