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Old 09-23-2003, 05:05 PM   #1
Jiawen
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Font listing program?


Does anyone know a program I can use to display and print off a list of all the fonts on my system?

I know I can view them individually through lots of different programs, but I want to be able to make up a hardcopy list. This is always easier to refer to than scrolling through a list on my computer (especially in OOo, which is veeerrrryyyy slow in scrolling through anything). When I used Windoze, I used FontWrangler. The creator's a jerk, but the program's great.

I've tried gfontview, but every time I try to print from it, I get:

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Error in printer spooler
sh: line 2: tmp/file/xxxyyy.zzz Permission denied
I want to be able to refer to all my fonts at one time, on one nice list. Does anyone know of another program that can do this, or how to fix my printing problem with gfontview?

Thanks in advance for any help...
 
Old 09-23-2003, 05:53 PM   #2
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in nautilus try looking at fonts:///
Works in RH9 using xfs
 
Old 09-23-2003, 11:36 PM   #3
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I'm running Mandrake 9.1. "fonts:///" isn't recognized by my Nautilus.

Also, to be clear -- I don't just want a list of the names of my fonts. I want a list of the fonts, in those fonts, so I can see what they actually look like. Many programs for Windows do this by showing a standard sample ("ABCDEFGabcdefg" or "The quick fox jumped over..." or whatever) in every diferent font. Others do this by just giving the name of each font in the font itself.

Does anyone know a way to do this? Or a way to get gfontview to print correctly? Please help!
 
  


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