Thanks for the suggestion Lars. This worked. I upgraded to 0.44.1 for another reason and found the PDF creation to be much better than 0.42.2. With the new version I don't have to convert to paths.
1 My Inkscape document uses a custome
> > asked a thousand times. Any pointers for how to prevent such font
> > substitution?
> If you want to be sure that the fonts look the same on every
> machine/platform, convert them to paths when exporting to pdf.
> Cheerz Lars
> > Slackware 10.2
> Slackware current :-)