How to filter Cyrillic fonts

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How to filter Cyrillic fonts

Post by Serge » Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:24 am

Hello,

I'm using MainType 8.0 Professional and looking for a possibility to filter my fonts library based on characters set (e.g. Cyrillic, Latin, etc) in the View editor.

Could you help me with this?

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Re: How to filter Cyrillic fonts

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:00 pm

MainType can only do this on an individual basis. Just provide the preview text with characters you require, and make sure you have set the special "Show preview with missing characters in red" option.
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Re: How to filter Cyrillic fonts

Post by Serge » Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:10 pm

Unfortunately, it doesn't work in such way as well. I've already set this option and type some Cyrillic text into the Sample box, fonts are marked red staying the same as with Latin sample text.

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Re: How to filter Cyrillic fonts

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:34 pm

Erwin suggested a workaround. There's not an option to filter views to show only fonts with Cyrillic. In my screen shot, the fonts with Cyrillic glyphs are shown in Black, those without them in Red.
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Re: How to filter Cyrillic fonts

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:35 pm

All fonts that miss specific characters from the preview text will be shown in red. You just need to type the preview text right above the font list:
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Re: How to filter Cyrillic fonts

Post by Serge » Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:59 pm

Thank you very much indeed!
I got the idea because of your screenshot, I have to type text in the font preview box instead of the sample window.

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