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Old 05-27-2013, 02:50 PM   #496
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Start Notepad, do not write anything into file, click menu File -> SaveAs and give it name USE_ALT_FONTS
I dont understand that. What type of file should that file be? When I save a file using notepad, it automatically gets the ending .txt.
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Old 05-27-2013, 03:33 PM   #497
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I dont understand that. What type of file should that file be? When I save a file using notepad, it automatically gets the ending .txt.
you may use this file:
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Old 05-27-2013, 03:36 PM   #498
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@thomass: Thank you very much!
I have just successfully installed some new fonts using the described method! It worked fine on my brandnew PW. The knowledge here and the possibilities these devices offer are both amazing! Thanks!
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:35 AM   #499
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The USE_ALT_FONTS method works on KPW 5.3.5.
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:19 PM   #500
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I am sooooo disappointed, this method worked great on my paperwhite 1 but works no longer on my paperwhite 2 with firmware 5.4.0. Anybody have an idea why?

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Old 10-09-2013, 08:25 PM   #501
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I am sooooo disappointed, this method worked great on my paperwhite 1 but works no longer on my paperwhite 3 firmware 5.4.0. Anybody have an idea why?
Design change by Amazon.
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:18 PM   #502
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The PW2 has a folder called "fonts" in the system folder, don't think PW1 had that. I am sure someone will come up with a way to do this eventually. BTY, I tried putting fonts in that folder and it made no difference.

I also fiddled with the Calibre collections plugin for paperwhite 1 and the plugin saw the fonts saved in the fonts folder on the root of the PW2 but of course, and as expected, could not save the font change in the collections setting dialog to the PW2.

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Old 08-03-2014, 10:10 AM   #503
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Hello guys, my first post here...

im almost quitting installins apps on my kindle.
its jailbreaked and has kual in it. but no matter ewhere a put the app files, thhey dont work...

can any1 help me?
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I’m trying to download fonthack-1.3.2.zip from the provided link, and getting only 0Kb file. Have tried a couple of different browsers. And seems to apply to other downloads there as well.

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I’m trying to download fonthack-1.3.2.zip from the provided link, and getting only 0Kb file. Have tried a couple of different browsers. And seems to apply to other downloads there as well.

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Still have issue with download from ge.tt. Can someone else try? THanks.

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Old 05-18-2020, 11:31 AM   #506
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Still have issue with download from ge.tt. Can someone else try? THanks.
Is there some reason you're not trying the fonts hack download from NiLuJe's snapshots thread?

https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=225030
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Old 05-18-2020, 12:08 PM   #507
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Is there some reason you're not trying the fonts hack download from NiLuJe's snapshots thread?

https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=225030
Yes, because the top of this thread points elsewhere for the downloads. Thanks for the redirection!
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Note that both hacks are completely separate, and work entirely differently.

(and, FWIW, ge.tt is borked on my end, too).
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Note that both hacks are completely separate, and work entirely differently.

(and, FWIW, ge.tt is borked on my end, too).
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