[Slackbuilds-users] webcore-fonts: incorrect Symbol font

Doogster thedoogster at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 18:43:01 UTC 2016

Unfortunately, I also have zero experience with FontForge, and I also
no longer have the contact information of the person who sent me the
last Fontforge-related fix for webcore-fonts.

Is there someone with FontForge experience who would like to take over

On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 9:55 AM, Andrzej Telszewski
<atelszewski at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> This problem has been coming and going as I play with the fonts.
> It's about badly rendered symbols in PDF documents.
> It seems that I finally understand what is the cause.
> Please have a look here:
> https://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24099
> Basically, the Symbol font in webcore-fonts package has wrong mappings.
> There are multiple possible solutions:
> a) remove the font from the package,
> b) create additional rules in /etc/font not to use the Symbol font,
> c) fix the font with fontforge (?).
> Most probably, fixing the font with fontforge would be the most desirable
> solution.
> Unfortunately I have 0 experience in this tool, so if there's someone
> knowledgeable, could you please have a look?
> Thanks in advance!
> (Bcc-d maintainer).
> --
> Best regards,
> Andrzej Telszewski

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