Font Information pane inconsistent

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cpking
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Font Information pane inconsistent

Post by cpking » Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:44 pm

I am trying to clean up my library and HD space used for fonts. The Font Information pane in MainType is inconsistent in what is shows. While not all fonts would necessarily have tags/metadata embedded in them, I would expect the file location to be displayed for every font. Am I missing something or should this be the case?

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Re: Font Information pane inconsistent

Post by Alfred » Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:54 pm

Are the ‘missing’ fonts actually present within the folder structure on your computer? Even if you’ve deleted them from there, they can still exist within the MainType vault.
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cpking
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Re: Font Information pane inconsistent

Post by cpking » Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:17 pm

Well that certainly makes things interesting. I have no idea where the font files were - I have a huge collection of fonts. Part of what I was trying to do was to physically clean up the directory structure as well...

So I guess the question is how do I get rid of font entries in my database for those files that are truly missing?

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Re: Font Information pane inconsistent

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:46 pm

See help on Deleting Fonts
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