[scribus] Why Can't Scribus See My Fonts?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sat Jun 11 12:51:00 UTC 2011

On Saturday, June 11, 2011 02:20:08 am a.l.e wrote:
> hi mike
> > Well, adding the vault path to Scribus additional font paths makes
> > ALL fonts in the vault (thousands of them) show up in the Scribus
> > fonts menu, whether they're installed or not.  This is a bit overkill
> > to have fonts managed by an independent manager available to
> > Scribus.  I think there's a problem in the methodology of how Scribus
> > detects installed fonts.
> this where non programmers can really give a hand in the scribus
> development!
> test it throughly, tells us about what you have found and how it could be
> improved...
> or find out the way it is done correctly and write a blog article / a 
> page or simply an email post about how to do it right :-)
> (personally, i don't work with mac and many fonts, so i can't really help
> here...)
> ciao
> a.l.e
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The problem I see is that once fonts are detected they are all included in 
the available fonts. Is there a way, short of deleting the fonts from the 
system one by  one, to eliminate from the font viewer all the non-European 
John Culleton

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