detecting duplicates

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clm
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detecting duplicates

Post by clm » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:51 pm

Hi,

I have inherited a rather messy font collection - there are thousands of files and many many duplicates. I have MainType professional. Is there a way that I can use the software to clean up this mess? i.e. just point it at the folder full of folders and files and say "delete duplicates"

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Re: detecting duplicates

Post by Erwin Denissen » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:05 pm

MainType will detect exact duplicates, as soon as MainType has indexed all fonts in that folder, you can select them all in MainType, and then export them to a new location. This way you can delete the old folder with the duplicate font files.

I would still recommend to keep a copy in case something goes wrong.
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