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by djames_wol
Wed Mar 05, 2008 3:48 pm
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Number of installed fonts
Replies: 1
Views: 2535

Number of installed fonts

I can't seem to find anywhere that show that total number of installed fonts. It shows active fonts, but that includes installed and loaded.

Is there something I'm missing?

Dave
by djames_wol
Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Installing fonts
Replies: 2
Views: 2828

Installing fonts

In MainType 2.1, when a font is uninstalled, it is automatically moved to the uninstalled fonts folder. I would have assumed that its original location would be tracked - and that if were reinstalled it would be placed back in the original folder - but that does not happen. It doesn't make sense to ...
by djames_wol
Wed May 02, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Find Duplicate Fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 11201

Find Duplicate Fonts

I work with foreign fonts and have them in a separate folder so they don't get overwritten when new programs install their fonts. One of the most useful aspects of BitStream Font Manager is that it searches your drive for all fonts, then displays all duplicate fonts in groups. Then you can uninstall...
by djames_wol
Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Composite versus simple glyphs
Replies: 1
Views: 3886

Composite versus simple glyphs

If I copy a composite glyph character and paste it into another location to modify, this causes it to become a single glyph font. This difference leaves different right-click menu options for working with the character. I have tried it several times and it seems to be consistent. Why doesn't it past...
by djames_wol
Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:43 am
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Some ideas for improving MainType v2.0
Replies: 4
Views: 6701

Duplicate font find

Hi Erwin, Bitstream has a better implementation than FontExpert. It finds fonts with duplicate font names or duplicate file names, lists them grouped together with an empty line between groups. Since I work with Hungarian which has some accents that no other language has, I need to uninstall the fon...
by djames_wol
Sat Jan 27, 2007 4:21 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Some ideas for improving MainType v2.0
Replies: 4
Views: 6701

Duplicate font find

Am I missing something or is this feature not available in Main Type.

Font Expert and Bitstream Font Manager both have it - and it is much needed.

Thanks.