[Hoary] Fonts in Openoffice

hagen van rissenbeck news4didascali at gmx.net
Mon Jun 20 04:56:39 UTC 2005

>>> I've been somewhat unhappy with the fonts in Openoffice.  Not so much
>>> with what is available for the document, but the fonts used in the
>>> menus. 
>> I've got the same problems: Appearance of umlauts in menues is awful
>> I tried to solve it, using localeconf - no change - same behaviour 
>> after restart.

Graham wrote:

> Well, the best way around this, in my experience, is to use the 
> Microsoft Core Fonts.  If you've ever used an official version of 
> Windows you have probably agreed to the Microsoft EULA, so you can use 
> them.  However, Microsoft have pulled them from their web pages so the 
> only source for Linux users that I know of is at:
> http://corefonts.sourceforge.net/

They are already installed, I think that ubuntu's ooo-version differs 
from the original package, am I right?


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