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Old 08-15-2010, 03:28 PM   #1
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Font Package


Does anyone know of a good font package that comes with a lot of fonts. For now I specifically need a font where all letters are uppercase, but the "lower case" ones are a little smaller but still look uppercase. I can't seem to find one. I would like other fonts also, so if anyone knows of a good font archive I can download that would be great.
 
Old 08-15-2010, 04:48 PM   #2
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If you've got a Windows box laying about, you can copy the fonts -- they're all TTFs. I keep them in /usr/local/share/fonts/MSfonts, and create a file, /etc/fonts/local.conf containing
Code:
cat /etc/fonts/local.conf
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd">
<!-- /etc/fonts/local.conf file to configure system font access -->
<fontconfig>
        <dir>/usr/local/share/fonts/MSfonts</dir>
</fontconfig>
which makes them available (you probably need to reboot).

Sorry, I can't recall right now what the name of the "upper" font is and I'll dig around and see if I can find it.

[EDIT]
If you're using OpenOffice.org, you can select Format, Character, Font Effects and in the Effects tab, choose Small capitals -- that ought to give you what you want without downloading or copying any fonts.
[/EDIT]

Hope this helps some.

Last edited by tronayne; 08-15-2010 at 05:00 PM.
 
Old 08-15-2010, 10:23 PM   #3
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Thanks, that does help out. I was able to find a Microsoft font, but it is also good to know about the OpenOffice feature. Thanks.
 
  


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