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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Failed to start MainType
Replies: 4
Views: 20

Re: Failed to start MainType

albeter wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:46 pm
Would you please double check that is not a beta version?
Just a typo. It is 1126. I fixed my post.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Failed to start MainType
Replies: 4
Views: 20

Re: Failed to start MainType

Try downloading the installer again. The latest version is build 8.0.0.1126 released on 19th January.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Quickly Resizing Panels
Replies: 3
Views: 2998

Re: Quickly Resizing Panels

Try pinning the panels.
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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: MainType - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: How to Move or Backup and Restore Your Font Collection
Replies: 14
Views: 9738

Re: How to Move or Backup and Restore Your Font Collection

I have uploaded a video tutorial for MainType 8.0 — Backup and Restore — to show how to use the Font Management Service to Backup and Restore the MainType database, and how to move the database, vault, and cache to another drive.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: MainType - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: Online Font Catalogues
Replies: 2
Views: 5726

MainType 8.0: Online Font Catalogues

I have updated my tutorial for Exporting an HTML Font Catalogue

I now save my custom templates in C:\%UserProfile%\Documents\MainType\Custom Templates\

The edited template files are attached.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Site Issues
Topic: Rearrange Order of Forums
Replies: 2
Views: 12

Re: Rearrange Order of Forums

Thanks. That was almost as quick as me. :)
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Site Issues
Topic: Rearrange Order of Forums
Replies: 2
Views: 12

Rearrange Order of Forums

Currently the order is: FontCreator Scanahand MainType On the products droplist the order is FontCreator, MainType, Scanahand. Since MainType is much more popular than Scanahand, and because it is before it in alphabetical order, it should be above Scanahand on the list of forums. This would make fo...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: PANOSE Search
Replies: 8
Views: 6071

Re: PANOSE Search

MainType 8.0 now supports PANOSE data in the Font Information Panel.
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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: How can a font collector identify supported OpenType features?
Replies: 9
Views: 1356

Re: How can a font collector identify supported OpenType features?

This has been implemented in MainType 8.0.

There is a column in views to show whether or not a font contains any OpenType features. The information panel can be used to compare OpenType features in different fonts.
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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: Feature Request: scrolling works even when panel is not in focus
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Re: Feature Request: scrolling works even when panel is not in focus

This is implemented in MainType 8.0.

Scrolling now works wherever the mouse cursor is hovered, without giving focus to that panel.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: New view please: recently activated/installed
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Re: New view please: recently activated/installed

MainType 8.0 now has predefined views for fonts that have been Used Recently (within the last week) or Used Today.

"Used" means that they have been installed, uninstalled, loaded, or unloaded.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: Any plans for going 64-bit ?
Replies: 7
Views: 372

Re: Any plans for going 64-bit ?

MainType 8.0 is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: High DPI displays
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: High DPI displays

HiDPI support is now available in MainType 8.0.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Where is "Find or Go to Character"?
Replies: 9
Views: 1169

Re: Where is "Find or Go to Character"?

I'm not asking for anything different from what was in version 2.1 of Maintype. No, but you're asking from something different to search by codepoint, which is what Erwin said. Just because something existed in an earlier version does not mean that it's easy to just re-enable. The code is completel...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: MainType - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: A Review of Main Type
Replies: 4
Views: 7096

Re: A Review of Main Type

I have updated my videos on Customising Layouts and Exporting an HTML Font Catalogue for MainType version 8.0