On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, David Golden wrote:
> "It looks okay, but the fonts are really ugly - I wouldn't want to print
>> Really, how the fonts look on screen has little to do with how they print -
> but it proved next to impossible to prove that to them.
in defense of the non-tech boss, I looked at both OpenOffice and koffice
recently. Neither had anti-aliased fonts as I haven't set it up for X.
When I saw the mucked up fonts, I had the exact same reaction i.e. "That
looks shit, I'm not printing it" until I remembered that I should look at
the postscript which was of course, much better. Even in my most rabid
mood, I wouldn't expect a non-tech or non-Linux user to make the intuitive
leap from "It looks bad on screen" to "Thats ok, because the postscript is
grand and it'll be fine on my printer"
It might sound silly but you would expect what you print to look very
similar to whats on the screen unless you are using the One True Document
Random wisdom: rm with the su action pack is not a toy
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