Right font 4 right purpose

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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.

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