Jump to content
tbaucells

[Fixed] Designer (trial) can't find installed fonts on SVG import

Recommended Posts

On opening svg files in Affinity Designer, very often I am confronted with a warning that font "xyz" is "missing". Some of these apprently missing fonts are standard fonts already installed on my system (Trebuchet MS anyone?).

 

How can I cajole Designer into "installing" these missing fonts?

 

 

 

MBP 15" 2.66 GHz Core i7, 8GB RAM

OSX 10.9.5 Mavericks

Affinity Designer trial version, downloaded 25 June 2015, version dated 22 May 2015.

Original SVG files created in Inkscape v 0.485, saved as plain svg.

 

post-15018-0-20544700-1437302544_thumb.png

 

Cycling Short Sleeve Jersey final design.svg

 

 

 


Affinity Photo 1.5.2; Affinity Designer 1.5.5; AP for iPad 1.6.2

macOS Sierra 10.12.6; Macbook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010); 2.66 GHz i7 CPU; NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 512 MB, Intel HD Graphics 288 MB; 8GB RAM;

iPad Pro 12.9 inch 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for reporting this with the sample file. It looks like the SVG has set the font family name to the font's postscript name. That's contrary to the SVG specification, and if I open the file in Firefox the "Arial-BoldItalicMT" draws as a serif font, without bold or italic attributes. However, Safari and Illustrator do recognise the postscript name, so I'll change Affinity to do the same.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Please note the Annual Company Closure section in the Terms of Use. These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.