File location of a font

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File location of a font

Post by NetHawk » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:31 pm

I know, that has been brought up before. But again: in some cases it would be helpfull to not only see the file name and location but also have a "explore" function, that opens the folder where the file is located. This is done so for example in Adobe Lightroom which is a database (SQLite) driven photo/image management software. It is helpful in cases where you need to copy/move the file for whatever reason.

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Re: File location of a font

Post by Erwin Denissen » Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:01 pm

I agree it can be very usefull, so we will reconsider adding it.
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Re: File location of a font

Post by NetHawk » Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:04 pm

Great! One more reason to love Main Type...

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Re: File location of a font

Post by NetHawk » Thu Nov 06, 2014 6:24 pm

Is this feature available in MainType 6?

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Re: File location of a font

Post by Erwin Denissen » Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:44 pm

This is only possible within a sync. font folder.
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In all other situations, you can see the location (resource files), but you will have to manually open and browse your windows file explorer.
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Re: File location of a font

Post by NetHawk » Fri Nov 28, 2014 5:26 pm

I don't have the menu entry "Open Containing Folder". This would be exactly what I was looking for. But how do I get this? I made sure, that I have the latest Version.

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Re: File location of a font

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Nov 28, 2014 6:50 pm

As Erwin said, you have to synchronise the Font Folder.

Go to Tools, Font Folder, to modify the settings for any of your registered font folders.
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Re: File location of a font

Post by NetHawk » Sun Nov 30, 2014 4:22 pm

OK, got it, thanks for your clarification.

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