On 05/02/2012 09:53 AM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P wrote:
Supporting what Webmaster wrote above, I've been using the
OpenOffice/Libre Office Suite since the .9 something beta of OpenOffice.
Originally OpenOffice did not have Arial or Times New Roman. It is my
recollection that these fonts were open source to supply a rough
equivalent of Arial and Times New Roman. I'm guessing that the original
Albany and Thorndale must have been open source back then.
On 05/02/2012 09:34 AM, Andreas Säger wrote:
Am 02.05.2012 15:06, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
On Wednesday 02 May 2012 08:55 my mailbox was graced by a message
Säger who wrote:
The fonts have nothing to do with this particular program. You are the
one to buy the fonts you need for one computer and all of its
Then why does LO open a new presentation using fonts that are not
the system ?
Because the creator of your template did not think twice. See
menu:File>Properties... "Template" at the bottom of the first tab.
The best work-around for this situation is a font replacement table
For what I have seen over the years, 90%+ of the fonts we use have
free versions that are very similar. Similar enough that most people
will not notice the difference.
I think Liberation Sans can replace Albany and Liberation Serif
Both are free fonts.
below is a quote about this.
There are three sets of Liberation fonts: Sans (a substitute for
Arial, Albany, Helvetica, Nimbus Sans L, and Bitstream Vera Sans),
Serif (a substitute for Times New Roman, Thorndale, Nimbus Roman, and
Bitstream Vera Serif) and Mono (a substitute for Courier New,
Cumberland, Courier, Nimbus Mono L, and Bitstream Vera Sans Mono).
Specifically, Sans is closest to Arial; Serif works best as a
replacement for Times New Roman; and Mono is a near-twin to Courier New.
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