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Old 03-29-2024, 05:39 PM   #151
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Two of my favourite (and infrequently-updated) fanfics got an update in the same day!
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Old 04-21-2024, 02:29 PM   #152
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I find it slightly amusing to browse the Kobo daily deals in the middle of April and come across Christmas-themed books.
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It remains an absolute joy and delight to me. I am very slowly working my way through the newly edited edition of The Letters of Emily Dickinson that came out earlier this month. I've now started collecting books of letters, as they are not as easy to find.
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A book I'm currently reading had a note at the beginning that they're using a custom font and to switch to Default/Publisher to see it. I like being told this instead of having to find out for myself.
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A book I'm currently reading had a note at the beginning that they're using a custom font and to switch to Default/Publisher to see it. I like being told this instead of having to find out for myself.
Is the font any good? That's the main problem is that most embedded fonts are rubbish. Some books I've read/will read are using Times New Roman and some other awful font. Of course they get stripped out.
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Not bad looking. But is it needed?
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Not bad looking. But is it needed?
It's often used for chapter headings in the books built with Vellum.
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It's often used for chapter headings in the books built with Vellum.
That answers my question. It's not needed.
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Meh. I don't like the overblown serifs or the W shorter than h in "Where".
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Considering how many books don't bother with custom fonts (99% of my books I set to 'publisher default' and get Georgia) I just like knowing that its there.
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Considering how many books don't bother with custom fonts (99% of my books I set to 'publisher default' and get Georgia) I just like knowing that its there.
I never use publisher default. Epubs display custom fonts out of the box and kepubs display them with a patch. So I can use my favorites for body font and see the rest anyway if they're there.
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I usually use Rakuten Serif.
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A book I'm currently reading had a note at the beginning that they're using a custom font and to switch to Default/Publisher to see it. I like being told this instead of having to find out for myself.
I was under the impression that unless you are reading on an Amazon Kindle, that note is useless.

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