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Bug 100420 - Does not cope correctly with TrueType font
Summary: Does not cope correctly with TrueType font
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Font-Rendering
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Reported: 2016-06-16 09:08 UTC by Hadmut Danisch
Modified: 2016-06-18 19:24 UTC (History)
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Description Hadmut Danisch 2016-06-16 09:08:16 UTC

I'm trying to use Fonts of the Swiss 721 Family, i.e. Swiss 721 Bd Round for Impress slides. 

Problem 1) Although the font is shown in four faces (regular, bold, italic, bold italic) in other programs, libreoffice shows only three

Problem 2) No kerning. while the Font looks normal in other programs, it looks horrible in impress, e.g. the word Test looks like  T est, since the e is not moved under the T.  

I can forward the font file (SWZ721BR.TTF) by email for debugging, but not as a public visible attachment, since it is a commercial font.
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2016-06-18 19:24:32 UTC
Private forwarding is not a working model.
It might work, if you ordered the bug fix directly from a certified developer:

I have talked to the developers before about reports concerning proprietary fonts in the bug tracker and the consensus is that the reports have to be closed as nothing can be achieved this way.