[scribus] Font installation for use with OpenOffice?

JLuc jluc at no-log.org
Wed Jun 23 12:27:43 CEST 2010

Le 23/06/2010 12:19, Peter Nermander a écrit :
>> Um, copying a font to the \Windows\Fonts directory *IS* a way you
>> install fonts in Windows. If a font or a shortcut to it appears in
>> \Windows\Fonts, the font is installed. You can also right-click on
>> the font when it is elsewhere and select Install or Install
>> Shortcut, but the results are absolutely no different than simply
>> copying or creating a shortcut. You can also highlight a font that's
>> in another directory, select Copy, then go to \Windows\Fonts and
>> select Paste and voila! your font is now in \Windows\Fonts and all
>> ready to go.
> That is really strange because The Font Thing can Uninstall a font but
> still keep the font file in the Fonts directory.
> Maybe it is that Windows Explorer is "intelligent" and installs the
> font when you copy it to the Fonts directory? I never use Windows
> Explorer but Total Commander and I have never had any success by just
> copying a font file to the Fonts directory. But maybe it requires a
> Windows restart before it shows up? (Becuase I can't imagine Windows
> will scan the Fonts directory all the time?)

Windows font directory isn't what it seems to be.
For example copying a file to it wont work if the file isnt a font
since this pseudo directory is actually the display of the installed fonts.
Copying a font to is synonymous to installing a font.


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