Yes, the document stated "Garamond" but which version of Garamond was
it? I have seen several different "companies" offering their own
version of Garamond, calling it be that name or a different name
altogether. It seems to be a very popular font to copy and make "their
If I remember correct, MS had a version in one of their OSs, or Office
packages. You do not need to buy it, since there are free
alternatives. There are a number of free font sites out on the Web, so
you should be able to find one with a font that has the "Garamond" name
I have many fonts with that name as part of the font name. I also bet
if you Google for free substitutes for Garamond, you should find something
These might work
Garamond 3 URW
Several listed at that site
more listed at
This was from a short searching of the Web.
If these do not work for you, let me know - OFF LIST - and I will try to
help you find more options.
On 01/27/2014 12:15 PM, edo1 wrote:
Hi - someone has given me a book layout to work on. The text typeface my
correspondent chose was Garamond, a font I do not have on my Win7 machine.
"Garamond" shows up in the font field of LO 22.214.171.124, but when I mouse over
it I get the tooltip "Font Name: The current font is not available and will
be substituted". The substitution appears to be Times New Roman, but I'm not
The LO replacement table Tools > Options > LibreOffice > Fonts doesn't help,
as it can't replace fonts one doesn't have. I can buy Garamond inexpensively
enough, it's but I'd like to know how font substitution works.
Can someone let me know how to find out exactly what font will be
substituted for Garamond? Is the substitution always the same regardless of
the missing font? Is this an issue with LO or with Win7?
Thanks for any help with these questions. edo1
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