[scribus] Renew fonts list at runtime?

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Fri Nov 30 15:00:09 UTC 2018

On 11/30/18 7:49 AM, Thorsten Marquardt wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using scribus on Linux in combination with fontmatrix font manager.
> It's very nice to have fonts (de)activated
> on demand instead of installing them in either the system fonts or
> personal fonts.But I have to restart scribus after
> font activation to get the fonts list up to date. Is there a way to
> force scribus to update the list of active fonts at
> runtime? Could this be done from the scripting interface?

Hi Thom,

I don't know of any way to do this. Scribus of course has its own way to show or not show fonts, add additional paths for fonts, and in particular its own font verification. You might use fontmatrix to allow a font, but Scribus may not allow it because something about it is deficient.


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