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==Introduction==
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The following list should provide an overview of free and non-free fonts known to behave well on screen and/or in print.  Anyone is invited to add his favourite fonts and comment on his experience with them.
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==Font list==
  
 
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! style="background:#efefef;" | Font Name/Link
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! style="background:#efefef;" | Font Family Name/Link
 
! style="background:#efefef;" | Type
 
! style="background:#efefef;" | Type
 
! style="background:#efefef;" | Professional printing?
 
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| Latin1?
 
| Latin1?
 
| Includes URW fonts shipped with most Linux distros, but also some additional font families,like URW Classico and a Garamond
 
| Includes URW fonts shipped with most Linux distros, but also some additional font families,like URW Classico and a Garamond
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| CorelDraw fonts
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| TTF, PS
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| Yes
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| Yes?
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| No?
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| Latin1?
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| high quality Bitstream fonts
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Revision as of 19:09, 6 March 2005

This article is part of the HOWTOs series.
Installation Usage PDF issues Imposition Other

Introduction

The following list should provide an overview of free and non-free fonts known to behave well on screen and/or in print. Anyone is invited to add his favourite fonts and comment on his experience with them.


Font list

Font table
Font Family Name/Link Type Professional printing? Bubblejet printing? Web/Presentations? Known bad? Encoding Comments
Lido OTF No? Yes? Yes? No? Latin1? Free for non-commercial use
Artifex Ghostscript TTF TTF Yes? Yes? Yes? No? Latin1? Includes URW fonts shipped with most Linux distros, but also some additional font families,like URW Classico and a Garamond
CorelDraw fonts TTF, PS Yes Yes Yes? No? Latin1? high quality Bitstream fonts