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Old 05-15-2012, 12:01 PM   #1
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Arial font substitution within programs?

I have a supplier that has specified Arial as the font within their PDF's. Unfortunately in order to open them, I have to open a Virtualbox VM running Windows and then Print the PDF to another PDF saving it in my Linux environment.

Is there a way that I can "Map" the Arial font to Liberation Sans automatically within Linux?

I'm running Linux Mint 11 (katya).
Old 05-15-2012, 05:50 PM   #2
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Why don't you put Arial.ttf into your fonts directory. Somewhere like /usr/share/fonts/TTF/Arial.TTF Look for your own fonts directory on Mint.

If you are running windows in a VirtualBox then you already have it.
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I can't believe I didn't think of that. Thanks!


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