On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 01:06:37PM -0800, Mel Flynn wrote:

> > > > > > On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 09:07:05PM +0200, Alexander Best wrote:
> > > > > > > hi there,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > when i try printing certain website the font looks very pixelated
> > > > > > > and i can't read anything. the same happens if i tell firefox to
> > > > > > > redirect the print output to a pdf or ps file so it's probably
> > > > > > > not a printer issue. the website that causes problems has this in
> > > > > > > css:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > font-size: 20px;
> > > > > > > font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
> > > > > > >
> > > > > On a hunch, is x11-fonts/webfonts installed?
> > > >
> > > > In Firefox or in X?
> > > > How do I tell?    I don't see anything that looks like
> > > > those names in X.../fonts directory
> > >
> > > % grep ' ORIGIN:' /var/db/pkg/webfonts-0.30_6/+CONTENTS
> > > @comment ORIGIN:x11-fonts/webfonts
> >
> > I don't seem to have any 'webfonts...' directory in /var/db/pkg/
> > I guess that means nothing was every installed.  Should I now?
> 


> Yes:
> portmaster /usr/ports/x11-fonts/webfonts or make -C /usr/ports/x11-
> fonts/webfonts/ install
> 
> Follow the instructions from the pkg-message (allthough I don't think they're 
> needed anymore with automatic configuration, but it don't hurt if you already 
> have an xorg.conf).
> 
> Restart X for the fonts to be usable or you can use xset +fp 
> /usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/webfonts and restart the app you want to use the 
> fonts in.

OK.   Thank you very much.    That seems to have fixed my problem - at
least for a couple of sites I could remember that printed poorly since
the upgrade.

////jerry

> 
> Easiest way to check if the fonts are enabled is to pull up any font selector 
> for an application and checking for "Andale Mono" and "Arial black" in the 
> list.
> -- 
> Mel
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