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by clm
Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Request(?) sort through thousands of fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 962

Re: Request(?) sort through thousands of fonts

Before I exported the entire library I deleted through Maintype any corrupted fonts (there were many!). Then I uninstalled and reinstalled. I broke the font files into Alphabetical subfolders - more for my sanity than anything else! Then I added the exported and sub-divided folder to the library and...
by clm
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Request(?) sort through thousands of fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 962

Re: Request(?) sort through thousands of fonts

I have added all the fonts to my library and then exported them all to a new folder. However, even though I have removed the folder from the library list and clicked "refresh" I still have a library full of fonts. I want to add the exported fonts, but I'd like an empty library. I can't seem to get t...
by clm
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Request(?) sort through thousands of fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 962

Re: Request(?) sort through thousands of fonts

I'm giving that a go. Disk space is a reason for me wanting to get rid of duplicate files. If I import everything and then export to a new folder - after removing the original folder from my Maintype library am I OK to delete the files in the original (full of duplicates) folder?
by clm
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Request(?) sort through thousands of fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 962

Request(?) sort through thousands of fonts

Over the years I have amassed thousands of fonts, many of them duplicates. Is there any way that I can just point Maintype at the folder (with its many subfolders) and say import one copy of each font and save the files somewhere else in one folder that I can then divide (alphabetically or by font t...
by clm
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: detecting duplicates
Replies: 1
Views: 547

detecting duplicates

Hi,

I have inherited a rather messy font collection - there are thousands of files and many many duplicates. I have MainType professional. Is there a way that I can use the software to clean up this mess? i.e. just point it at the folder full of folders and files and say "delete duplicates"