[scribus] Scribus Feature Suggestion

Mike Sleger chappa-ai at q.com
Mon Jun 13 12:44:37 UTC 2011

I do not have 3000 fonts installed.  I have that many stored in the vault of my font manager.  Only a few of them are actually installed.

On Jun 13, 2011, at 1:06 AM, S C ribus wrote:

>  If say 3000 fonts are available (and the application currently has all fonts used by default), and I want to use say only 10 of them, I need to uncheck "Use Font" 2990 times.  That's ridiculous.  I should be able to click a Select All button, uncheck a Use Selected checkbox, select the 10 fonts I want to use, then click a Use Selected checkbox again. 
> --------- Maybe using a work directory would help. it is a specific foder where you store fonts that you use for a specific project. IMHO you cannot set it as a file-specific resource, but still it can reduce your pressure nicely.
> I think you can have more than one configured too.
> BTW not too sure 3000 fonts installed is good for your system, a font manager can allow you to view and test fonts on sample text even if not installed. I would "only" appreciate if Scribus had hotplug font management rather than current coldplug.
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