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       Thank you.

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 3:44 PM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P <> wrote:

Well . . . .

I have over 1.5 GB of those fonts in the "handwriting, script, and brush"

If you really want to look for specific fonts, you might want to try the
free font sites.
Many of those have a large number of these types of fonts.  All you have
to do it look and choose.

Uploading takes hours and hours.  One DVD in size takes about 10 hours to

So, look at those free fonts sites first.  Then if you really want to get
MY Collection, we can talk.

On 02/26/2013 03:16 PM, anne-ology wrote:

        I guess it'd be asking too much for you to share your script-fonts
with me  ;-)

        I've been missing them so ... ... ...
            you could DropBox them -

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 1:40 PM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P <> wrote:

 I use to go online to the different free font sites [googled them]

Now I have over 14 GB worth and over 100,000 font files.  Every so often
do some more sorting to the different style and type folders [i.e.
handwriting, holiday, etc.].  The standard Serif and San-serif fonts are
sorted by name.

There are many, many, free font sites out there.  Some better than
  Right now I tend to look for ones for special usage, like letters made
of bones, or rope, or look like wood.  That sort of thing, when I need
something I do not have.  I have a large collection of handwriting ones.
  Alway want to find better ones for different types of documents.  I
currently have over 10,000 handwritten, script, calligraphy, and brush

On 02/26/2013 01:41 PM, anne-ology wrote:

          and how does one acquire these nice fonts?
            I sure would like to know why the good ones seem to be
by these odd-character ones,
               which may or may not be some legitimate Asian language

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 6:34 PM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P <> wrote:

  I have been using Windows since Win95 days, whether I liked it or
not.  I

have been using Linux more than Windows since Feb 2010.

The only real problem I had with Windows and Fonts, was almost every
I installed a new packages, it seemed to want to add a set of fonts to
/fonts/ folder whether I wanted them or not. Some did not give me any
choice.  One dumped almost 120 new fonts into that folder, and it was
something I expected would have any and did not give me the option to
say I
do not want them.

Yes, LibreOffice may, with some OS version, place fonts in a folder of
their choosing and not mine or the normal place[s] where they are kept,
it is not as bad as some I have dealt with. One wanted to add over 550
fonts to my Windows font folder.  That was a vector graphic package
the Win XP days.

What I do, when I find these other font folders, is make sure I copy
fonts to a "storage" folder and then install them so the rest of the
packages can access them.  I did that with the LO fonts including the
DejaVu ones.

On 02/25/2013 05:40 PM, Virgil Arrington wrote:

  I should have added my caveat that I claim no computer expertise. I'm

just a weekend geek with enough knowledge to be dangerous.

When I copy fonts to my C:\Windows\Fonts folder, I get a message
something along the lines of "Installing ____ font" or words to that
effect. It may be (again I speak from ignorance) that copying the
does the same thing as using the "official" install procedure. Windows
notorious for having a zillion different ways of accomplishing a task.

My experience has been that fonts installed in the C:\Windows\Fonts
folder are available system wide. Again, I've never had a problem
regardless of my method of installation.

However, fonts installed in other folders may only be available to
specific programs. For example, Adobe Reader comes bundled with a
couple of
really nice fonts (ex. Minion Pro), but it installs them in a
the Adobe Reader program. I've always suspected that Adobe does this
purpose so that the fonts are available *only* to Adobe Reader and not
other programs.



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