Export Font File

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Export Font File

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:25 pm

We are aware that people use the export feature numerous times. If in the mean time a font file is in use by another process, the font export will fail as it can't overwrite a locked file.

When you save a file from a web browser, it will append (1) to the file name to overcome this problem. E.g.

Garava.ttf (is locked)
Garava(1).ttf (is locked)
Garava(2).ttf

Would that work for FontCreator?
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Re: Export Font File

Post by MikeW » Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:39 am

Hi Erwin,

For myself, no. I've never experienced the issue out of FC. But if I did I would want to correct the issue then export.

If you do add such a capability, please make it a preference.

Thank you.

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Re: Export Font File

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:53 am

I export my fonts to a folder that is not tracked by MainType and copy them from there to a folder that is before installing them. I then delete the temporary versions after making a backup of the exported fonts.

After fixing any bugs in the new fonts, I uninstall them and repeat the process.
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