Subject: Re: and Xft ?
To: Geert Hendrickx <>
From: Michael Rauch <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/28/2005 19:57:35
On Sat, May 28, 2005 at 02:19:23PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> I tried what you did, install pkgsrc/fonts/ms-ttf and vera-ttf, and used
> them as the font for the user interface, but it still doesn't look much
> better.  I can use them in text documents though.  
> > If you are working solely in openoffice, and don't need to
> > interoperate with Microsoft users, I'd use the Vera fonts.
> Reading Microsoft .doc documents is all I ever use OOo for. :-(  
> (for those that are not clear with pkgsrc/textproc/catdoc yet)

If you just want to read the files you could also try to activate the
replacement table:
add Helvetica and some replacement font, click the green check mark and
tick "screen".