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Old 02-16-2013, 10:35 PM   #31
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okay i am using a kindle touch on 5.3.2 and i am apparently not doing this right because no custom fonts are being installed on my kindle. this is what my kindle drive looks like:

http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=2wcr3ah&s=6

i added the USE_ALT_FONTS txt file and the fonts folder, ejected my kindle and then restarted it. please let me know what i'm doing wrong thank you

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Old 02-16-2013, 10:52 PM   #32
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okay i am using a kindle touch on 5.3.2 and i am apparently not doing this right because no custom fonts are being installed on my kindle. this is what my kindle drive looks like:

http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=2wcr3ah&s=6

i added the USE_ALT_FONTS txt file and the fonts folder, ejected my kindle and then restarted it. please let me know what i'm doing wrong thank you
Remove the .txt extension of USE_ALT_FONTS so it's has none.
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how do i do that? sorry i'm a little dumb when it comes to this kind of stuff lol
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:58 PM   #34
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Here's a link to a proper alt fonts file, if that helps. The link is courtesy of user xtine, they were nice enough to share it.

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...7&postcount=50
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Old 02-16-2013, 11:02 PM   #35
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yes! thank you very much to the both of you you guys were a big help!
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If anybody needs to edit font names (such as postscript name, font family name, typeface name etc) because one wants to install different subsets of the same font - there's no need to install a full fledged font editor. There's a small free java utility that does the job and is just about a megabyte in size.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ttfedit/
Looks abandoned but works. Tested on Ubuntu font family.
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