[Scribus] font management?
Fri Apr 15 09:53:22 CEST 2005
Paraplegic Racehorse wrote:
> I can't seem to find anything out there for managing fonts. Here, I'm
> referring to managers such as Adobe Type Manager or Extensis Suitcase.
> Suggestions? Ideas?
I'm using sets of folders, .fonts-mac-converted, .fonts-bad,
.fonts-supplied-testing, etc , and managing them with fontconfig's
per-user config file ($HOME/.fonts.conf).
It'd probably be pretty easy to whip up a GUI for it, and I think
fontconfig supports symlinks too. I'm not sure if an app can ask
fontconfig to re-load its cache at runtime, I'll check later. If so,
it'd be possible for Scribus to use inotify to check if the fontconfig
cache files changed and ask fontconfig to re-load its cache, then check
for new/removed fonts.
I'm not volunteering, though... quite enough to do already.
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