User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20030929 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20030929 on my linux machine pages displaying the arial font are printed with times new roman. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. load any page with some font tag saying face="arial" 2. view the page (on screen), looks good. 3. print, print is not with arial
14 years ago
Using 1.5rc1 on Mandrake 9.1, with only the default fonts installed, I can print http://members.ij.net/mrmazda/auth/font-arial.html to a ps file, and gv shows me something that appears to be Arial, but I suspect is actually Helvetica, since Arial is not installed. Is Arial even installed on your system?
your right. i do not have arial on my system. however an arial-like (helvetica?) is displayed in browser but not printed. when i tried to print to a postscript file, the same problem occured. if font face is arial then it prints times. if font face is arial, helvetica. then it works good. so it seems like it tries one by one, but if there is no match it falls back on default instead of trying a close font.
Things to try to work around: 1-Change your default from serif to sans-serif 2-Install Arial (from mswbfnts.zip http://download.au.kde.org/pub/hobbes/multimedia/fonts/mswbfnts.zip, or import from /mnt/win_C/fonts if it exists) 3-Create an alias from Arial to something you do have installed, such as Helvetica
k b <firstname.lastname@example.org>: Is this still an issue in new builds?
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050308 it is still an issue. but then i have not tried the suggestion in comment 3
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well, after the automated message i think this can ble closed as INVALID or WORKSFORME. especially if this problem does not exist in firefox.
Resolving as FIXED by the move to cairo-based printing. The current printing code should be able to print with any font that can be displayed.