Hidden Gems

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Hidden Gems

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Oct 18, 2006 10:27 am

Here you'll find several features that already exist in MainType, but are hard to find. Do reply to this post in case you "find" more hidden gems.
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Automatically close font operation Window

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Oct 18, 2006 10:29 am

When you perform a font operation (install, uninstall, load, unload, move, copy or delete) a window will pop up, showing you the progress of your initiated font operation. When you no longer wish to keep closing that window manually, do one of these:

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a) Next time the font operation Window is shown, click once on the little pin in the bottom left corner. Now the next time you successfully complete a font operation, the window will automatically close; or

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b) Select Options from the Tools menu and then click the Fonts tab. Now enable the "Fonts Operation" setting.
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Aug 02, 2007 9:08 pm

In the Information pane, expand the Naming section.

Click on the blue links to find out more about the Font Designer. Here are a few examples.

Cardo
Font Designer URL: http://scholarsfonts.net

Gentium

Font Designer URL: http://www.sil.org/~gaultney

GFS Artemesia

Font Designer URL: www.greekfontsociety.org
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Font Designer Links

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:34 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2007 9:08 pm
In the Information pane, expand the Naming section.

Click on the blue links to find out more about the Font Designer. Here are a few examples.
In MainType 10, this tip no longer works. The URLs are present, but are not active blue links.
This may be a bug, or just a change in the code used for the new themes.
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In the Layout Manager, add access keys when naming your layouts.
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