View Full Version : [ubuntu] Font question about OO equations and word

September 21st, 2008, 06:39 PM
If I make an equation in MS Word in XP, save it then boot to ubuntu and open the equation in open office all is well. Then if I save again and boot to XP, and open the equation some of the fonts are sort of wrong.

If I click on the equation in XP it corrects the fonts, but it is as if OO in ubuntu is making a font substitution.

First picture is what it should look like (the formulas are meaningless of course)

Second picture is what it looks like after being opened in OO/Ubuntu, then saved, then opened in Word/XP. Note that the summation has lost its serifs and the bracket is sort of "chunky"
Any ideas.

September 21st, 2008, 06:41 PM
what font are you using?
if you need to you can install the msttcorefonts package.

September 21st, 2008, 06:43 PM
In OO/Ubuntu I selected the Symbol font for symbols, and times new roman for others. But I didn't seem to make much difference.

What is this font package that you refer to?



September 21st, 2008, 07:00 PM
I reinstalled msttcorefonts but it had no effect. Problem still persists.