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Lookin4help
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Fonts

Post by Lookin4help » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:04 am

There is a font I would like to use, it is already installed on my computer, but I cannot find it in the fonts in my Carbide Create. How can I fix this?

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Lookin4help
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Re: Fonts

Post by Lookin4help » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:48 am

Hey ya"ll my son, an EE, fixed my problem. I installed the font, but apparently I needed to install it for "all users" rather than simply clicking the install button. So, I am up an running. Sorry to have bothered ya'll.

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Re: Fonts

Post by WillAdams » Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:42 pm

That's great that you puzzled things out!

Other considerations:

- should be opentype/truetype (cross-platform)
- quantity matters --- QT seems to have a lower threshold than Windows/Mac OS X, so uninstall any not needed
- fonts must be technically correct text fonts (have a space character, &c.)

There's an alternate way to install them also --- do About | Open Data Directory, then place fonts in the Carbide Create/fonts directory and quit and relaunch Carbide Create --- any fonts in that folder will be at the top of the list.
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Jefferson
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Re: Fonts

Post by Jefferson » Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:30 pm

I have my word processing programs set up to look as much like a printed book page as possible. Not only in font, but in margins, layout, font-size at fontvilla relative to the page, and the positioning of the page number.
Presently the font I'm using is Bookerly at fontvilla. I wanted to give it a test, as it's a book-like font designed specifically for screens. And I like it. But I'll change it around from time to time to various commonly-used book fonts (Garamond, Palatino, and the like).

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