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From Mike Scott <>
Subject Re: fonts not printing correctly -'bold' not bold enough when text rotated during printing.
Date Sat, 30 Jun 2012 16:13:49 GMT
On 30/06/12 15:05, Regina Henschel wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> Mike Scott schrieb:
>> An odd one. I made some invitations using an ornate font, laid out on a
>> landscape page in Draw (OOo 3.2/ubuntu 10.04). Some text (in a text box)
>> was font size 26pt, bold selected.
>> All looked well on-screen. However, when printed (either to paper or pdf
>> printer) characters following a space appeared much bolder than the
>> remainder - the effect was objectionable.
> That might be a problem on printer side. What printer do you use? Please
> examine the printer properties. Perhaps there is a setting like "Sent
> TrueType as bitmap"?

Even with such disparate printer output devices? Both are based on 
postscript though; I don't know if that gives a clue.

There are no relevant options in the respective printer dialogues - just 
resolution and quality settings.

Mike Scott
Harlow, Essex, England

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