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Re: [Groff] `fi' makes trouble in pdf

From: Leif Bruder
Subject: Re: [Groff] `fi' makes trouble in pdf
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2014 11:01:18 +0200

Hi there,

try installing the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package on (K)Ubuntu 14.X. On my 
system, that fixed the problem. Looks like the Times Roman font is replaced 
with another one that lacks the ligature; installing the MS Times font fixes 

Leif Bruder

Am 31.05.2014 um 19:29 schrieb Bernd Warken <address@hidden>:

>> Von: "Peter Schaffter" <address@hidden>
>> On Sat, May 31, 2014, Bernd Warken wrote:
>>> The command
>>> $ echo file | groff -Tpdf > /tmp/g.pdf
>>> $ okular g.pdf
>>> will only print `le', the `fi' has vanished. That is because the ligature 
>>> `fi'
>>> is not available in pdf mode.
>> Not seeing this on my system.  The 'fi' lig prints fine with -Tpdf.
> You are right.  The error come from my OS.  The viewers okular and evince in
> Kubuntu 14.04 (actual) and 14.10 (instable) produce the lacking ligature `fi',
> but 13.04 (old long-term LTS) is fine.  That is independent from `groff'.
> Bernd Warken

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