[Scribus] font management?

frank gaude' tanzen
Sun Apr 17 18:03:22 CEST 2005

Craig Ringer wrote:

>On Sun, 2005-04-17 at 08:04 -0700, frank gaude' wrote:
>>Does Linux have a problem with installing 1000 fonts at one time, with
>>speed or other things?
>I have a bit over 2000 installed on my system at the moment and haven't
>noticed any issues. Scribus takes a while to load, since it processes
>each font with freetype at start-up (We might need to look into a
>"psfontname cache" or something), but it's not unbearable. Most other
>apps load fonts on demand only and don't need to prescan them, so they
>don't even seem to care that the system has oodles of fonts installed.
That's what I thought... I never could understand how Mac couldn't do as 
Windows does. Linux is up to speed. Will add more fonts to my system and 
use the fonts feature within Scribus 1.2.1 to control what I see on the 
font menu of a particular job. Great! Fonts are not an issue with me.


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