Filter fonts that have all characters in preview?

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Ardy Haze
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Filter fonts that have all characters in preview?

Post by Ardy Haze » Sun Jun 05, 2016 10:14 pm

Hello,

I am hoping to filter my font preview to only show ones that include ALL characters in the Preview text area (in other words, fonts that aren't red).

This Vietnamese text would ideally only return a few results:

Trân trọng báo tin Lễ Thành hôn và Vu Quy của con chúng tôi

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Re: Filter fonts that have all characters in preview?

Post by Erwin Denissen » Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:07 am

Although this would be a nice feature, it is unfeasible right now.
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Re: Filter fonts that have all characters in preview?

Post by Alfred » Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:30 am

Ardy Haze wrote:This Vietnamese text would ideally only return a few results:

Trân trọng báo tin Lễ Thành hôn và Vu Quy của con chúng tôi
If (as I do) you only have a few font families that aren't red with that text sample, it shouldn't take long to tag them as Vietnamese and/or add them to a group so that you can filter them easily.
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Re: Filter fonts that have all characters in preview?

Post by Ardy Haze » Thu Jun 09, 2016 9:05 pm

Erwin Denissen wrote:Although this would be a nice feature, it is unfeasible right now.
Would you mind explaining why it's not feasible? Seems like if you can get text to change red, you can get it to disappear too.
Alfred wrote:
Ardy Haze wrote:This Vietnamese text would ideally only return a few results:

Trân trọng báo tin Lễ Thành hôn và Vu Quy của con chúng tôi
If (as I do) you only have a few font families that aren't red with that text sample, it shouldn't take long to tag them as Vietnamese and/or add them to a group so that you can filter them easily.
I appreciate the suggestion, but this is only one case example where I would find this feature useful. I'd also like it for ampersands and other special characters.

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Re: Filter fonts that have all characters in preview?

Post by Erwin Denissen » Thu Jun 09, 2016 9:14 pm

We only know if characters are available when we preview the font. Previewing thousand fonts at one time would take minutes. People with 50000 fonts would have to wait for hours.
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