OPenoffice has several nice fonts that are not part of the standard Libre install. Where / how can they be obtained for use in Libre or do I need to install OpenOffice on my ubunut 16.10 to be able to use them? I understand OpenOffice is being depreciated, but on this point at least so far, it seems to have an advantage.

Interestingly, I have noticed that in Libre if I edit a text.odt which uses fonts like Calibri which is not available in Libre it will conintue to use and preserve the "alien" font. However, if I cut and paste text that is in a libre font such as Ariel, I can not get it into the alien font.


Please see this bug report for a discussion on the subject and for alternatives that can be used by LibreOffice.

Comment #6 has this:

the non Unicode Type 1 PS fonts have been completely dropped with ESC approval

Some links to sources mentioned there:
- http://www.gust.org.pl/projects/e-foundry/tex-gyre/
- http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=urw-core35-fonts.git;a=tree
- http://practicaltypography.com/charter.html

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