Font Groups do not update with their Font Folder contents change

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Font Groups do not update with their Font Folder contents change

Post by craftycurate » Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:54 pm

Hi

I found two problems with Font Groups:

1. I updated the contents of one of these folders, but the previews did not update in MainType7Pro (latest update)
2. I deleted a Font Group, and then recreated one using an identical folder name, but different fonts. The previews still showed the old fonts.

How do I update the previews for a Font Group when the folder contents change?

Thanks
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Re: Font Groups do not update with their Font Folder contents change

Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:10 pm

I don't understand it, so could you please post some screenshots to illustrate the issue?

Did you recreate a folder in windows or a group in MainType?
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Re: Font Groups do not update with their Font Folder contents change

Post by craftycurate » Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:54 pm

This is reproducible. Steps are:

- Create Font Group in the "Groups" panel.
- Remove\add fonts from the folder the Group points to
- View the Group in the Groups panel >> the fonts are still listed in the group
- Delete the Group and recreate it with the same name >> The fonts are still listed in the Group

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Re: Font Groups do not update with their Font Folder contents change

Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:14 pm

Is it a group or a sync folder?
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Re: Font Groups do not update with their Font Folder contents change

Post by craftycurate » Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:22 pm

It's a group folder but it's not set to sync - I want to manually install\uninstall fonts as I need them rather than install all 7000 files into the Windows Font folder. Is that what you meant?

My Group settings are below:
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Re: Font Groups do not update with their Font Folder contents change

Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:00 pm

That is what it is supposed to do if you enable "Create groups after indexing...".

If you just want to create a virtual group, do click the second toolbar icon at the top of the groups panel.
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