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On 11/05/2013 02:00 AM, NoOp wrote:
On 11/04/2013 12:38 PM, Cliff Scott wrote:
** Reply to message from "Cliff Scott" <> on Sat, 2 Nov
2013 15:29:02 -0500

Reminder: This is on a Mac with OSx Lion (10.7.5).

Sorry for replying to my own message, but I finally rebooted and no help. I
removed the whole family of fonts and reinstalled them and still LO 4.1..3.2
will not recognize Calibri Light. This is mind boggling to me since, as far
as I can see, it sees all the other installed fonts. This may sound strange,
but without this font I cannot use this version. This is a key font in a
newsletter I publish.

Please, if anyone has any ideas what can be done to make this work speak up.
I would very much like to upgrade to the version, but can't with this

Sorry, can't help you with a Mac, but...

I copied the Calibri fonts from my Win7 partition and placed in my
~/.fonts folder on linux. Updated the font cache (sudo fc-cache -f -v),
opened LO (Version: Build ID:
40b2d7fde7e8d2d7bc5a449dc65df4d08a7dd38), and both Calibri and Calibri
Light show up in the font menu & work just fine. Note: When you use a
Calibri (or any other font set) you can see the options available via
'Format|Character'. I'm showing the following:

Calibri - Regular|Bold|Italic|Bold italic
Calibri Light - Light|Light Italic|Bold|Bold Italic

I'll now purge the font(s) due to licencing issues. :-)
I find that FreeSans 11 is a very close match to Calibri 12. You might
want to give that a try. <>

I just copied my entire Fonts folder from Win7 Home Pre. boot to a
flash-drive and it stated it was copying 1,111 items and 485 MB in
size.  A lot of the were the .fon files though.

Did the Calibri Light fonts show up on your Win7 boot in LO
Which Linux distro are you using to see that that font set showed up in
the font list?

Yes, it can be good to find a substitute for paid fonts in the free
fonts available, but some projects/publishers may require an exact font
name for the text.  Publishers are known to have a very small set of
fonts that can be used in the printed document/book/etc..

I have over 100,000 font files in my collection, so I know there are a
lot of free fonts available.  Of course, when I am required to use Adobe
fonts, I have a set of their library of fonts from the early 2000 era to

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