Q: viewing fonts quickly

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 23:30:54 GMT 2008


Craig Drummond said the following at 02/05/2008 03:43 PM :
> On Tuesday 05 Feb 2008, D. R. Evans wrote:
>> Does anyone have a suggestion for how to quickly go through the large
>> number of fonts on the system so one can see if one has one installed that
>> looks for the job at hand?
> 
> KDE4's font installer:
> 
> http://home.freeuk.com/cpdrummond/fontinst-mgt1.png
> 
> It should be in SystemSettings. Does that help?
> 

Not really, although thanks for the suggestion. I'm not going to install
KDE4 until it's stable and absolutely guaranteed not to hose my KDE3
installation.

It does look nice, though.

I ended up using OOo Writer -- just clicking on the drop-down to change
font brings up a usable preview window. Not perfect, but a whole lot better
than anything else I could come up with.


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