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! style="background:#efefef;" | Font Family Name/Link
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! style="background:#efefef;" | Professional printing?
 
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| Unicode3, see  [http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium_glyphs here] for more details
 
| Unicode3, see  [http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium_glyphs here] for more details
| [http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium_samples Samples]
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|free; see the [http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium_samples samples]
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| [http://www.janusz.nowacki.strefa.pl/torunska-e.html Antykwa Toruńska] fonts
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| Type1, TTF, OTF
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| Yes?
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| Yes?
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| Yes?
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| No?
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| Unicode, QX, cp1250, StandardEncoding, Cyrylic, Greek
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|The font is mainly used for typesetting of small prints
  
  

Revision as of 12:54, 7 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 Repository / Font Family /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



Gentium fonts ? Yes? Yes Yes No Unicode3, see here for more details free; see the samples




Antykwa Toruńska fonts Type1, TTF, OTF Yes? Yes? Yes? No? Unicode, QX, cp1250, StandardEncoding, Cyrylic, Greek The font is mainly used for typesetting of small prints