Bug 103342 (Font-Substitution) - [META] Font substitution bugs and enhancements
Summary: [META] Font substitution bugs and enhancements
Status: NEW
Alias: Font-Substitution
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
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unspecified
Hardware: All All
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Depends on: 31072 43185 47230 61134 63011 64509 68880 78186 94327 96872 100900 102914 104667 107484 107612 108243 113007 115924 115946 55255 80812 87532 88438 89246 90554 90842 91004 94203 98989 102739 103514 103664 107487 113176 114844 115944 118411
Blocks: Fonts
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Reported: 2016-10-20 03:03 UTC by Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired)
Modified: 2019-07-22 14:25 UTC (History)
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Description Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2016-10-20 03:03:23 UTC

    
Comment 1 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2016-10-20 03:04:14 UTC
Font substitution is a major issue for document fidelity, so it definitely deserves a meta bug.

Indication and Information
Bug 61134 - Font substitute name should appear in the font combobox and tooltip
Bug 78186 - Show infobar that fonts are missing and list their substitutes
Bug 96872 - Make it more obvious that a font has been substituted

Substitution Table
Bug 64509 - CONFIGURATION: Enhance Font Substitution Table 
Bug 91004 - 'Tms Rmn' font should be substituted for Times New Roman or Liberation Serif
Bug 98650 - Fira Mono fonts poor replacement font metrics
Bug 55255 - SchuDruck1 font not substituted correctly
Comment 2 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2016-12-18 09:59:24 UTC
How we plan to deal with various aspects of font substitution.

https://design.blog.documentfoundation.org/2016/10/21/dealing-with-missing-fonts/
Comment 3 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2016-12-18 10:04:40 UTC
The google doc that was used to create the blog post in comment 2 that has addition details that wasnt published.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mbs-NW_w8lczMyMwUl5Uc0GYuhFK_KE6g7NASZBnIM0/edit?usp=sharing