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Old 01-18-2013, 08:05 AM   #151
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In Type Light 3.2, open your font, then click on Font on the top menu bar, then click on description. A box will come up where you can add weight and other options.

As far as I understand, that does not change the weight of the font. It merely says how bold it should look like.
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If it goes into auto reboot mode it means the font is bad and you need to remove it. Had it happen plenty of times while I was trying some modified fonts on the PW. Never froze those. I had the ALT fonts disappear too after removing a font, Restart should fix it.
I deleted fonts folder and empty file, put the same fonts I had when they worked, along with empty file, but nothing happens, they simply don't show up Do you think it might have to do with 5.3.3 update?
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Interesting problem on my PW. I installed and was happily using the Amasis font the last day or two. I went to read the New Yorker this morning and the reader rebooted. This happened three times at different points. I went back to one of the original fonts and the New Yorker opened and read without a problem.

Is the problem with Amasis or with any font beyond the basics? Has anyone had this problem?
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Interesting problem on my PW. I installed and was happily using the Amasis font the last day or two. I went to read the New Yorker this morning and the reader rebooted. This happened three times at different points. I went back to one of the original fonts and the New Yorker opened and read without a problem.

Is the problem with Amasis or with any font beyond the basics? Has anyone had this problem?
It could be a bug or a missing character the font set doesn't have.
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I deleted fonts folder and empty file, put the same fonts I had when they worked, along with empty file, but nothing happens, they simply don't show up Do you think it might have to do with 5.3.3 update?
No I think you need to clear the font cache if restarting the Kindle doesn't fix it. Try restarting. Make sure the folder is called fonts with lowercase F and the blank file is in the root of the kindle's drive not in the folder. After verifying all files are in place restart the Kindle. If that doesn't fix it you can try clearing the font cache by typing ;fc-cache in the search bar.
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Amasis is garbled in the new firmware. Cannot us amasis.
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Here is a screenshot of Charis SIL Compact in KF8 also showing the smallcaps. I think the line space looks good.
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Here is a screenshot of Charis SIL Compact in KF8 also showing the smallcaps. I think the line space looks good.
That looks great. I am half-tempted to replace Charis SIL Compact bold with the smallcaps bold. That should do the trick of having smallcaps chapter heading. I don't remember seeing bold inside a book - and if it happens out of tie blue moon, I am sure I won't mind it beeing smallcaps.

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That looks great. I am half-tempted to replace Charis SIL Compact bold with the smallcaps bold. That should do the trick of having smallcaps chapter heading. I don't remember seeing bold inside a book - and if it happens out of tie blue moon, I am sure I won't mind it beeing smallcaps.

Bold is not really used much. Also, bold italic is also not used much. So if you replaced the bold italic font with the smallcap regular, then when you define text as bold italic, you'd get smallcaps.
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Amasis is garbled in the new firmware. Cannot us amasis.
You might try removing the custom fonts restarting then reinstalling them and restarting again. It could be something went wonky or the file got corrupted.

I have no problems using Amasis with the new firmware or any Custom font so far.

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I deleted fonts folder and empty file, put the same fonts I had when they worked, along with empty file, but nothing happens, they simply don't show up Do you think it might have to do with 5.3.3 update?
how many times have you restarted the Kindle since the update?
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Okay updated to the latest firmware then restarted PW and everything still works. All my fonts still work. I don't think the firmware is the problem people are having.
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Here is a screenshot of Charis SIL Compact in KF8 also showing the smallcaps. I think the line space looks good.
How did you fix the line issue? I don't care for the compact version of Charis but it be nice if the normal version had this fixed.

I've made the normal version more darker and am using that to read at night. It's easier for my eyes than my other fonts. I think because it's so small that my tired eyes don't have to adjust as much.
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Reinstalling Amasis worked. Everything back to normal.
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Reinstalling Amasis worked. Everything back to normal.
I figured something went wonky. Happy to hear you fixed it.
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