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Re: font management

>>>>> "Karl" == Karl E Jorgensen <karl@jorgensen.com> writes:

Karl> On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 07:29:16AM -0400, Rick Pasotto wrote:
>> Is it possible to make fonts available/unavailable on the fly?
>> Turns out I'm acquiring a lot of fonts and alread mozilla takes
>> forever to build the dropdown list. Most of the fonts would only be
>> used for special projects in gimp so there's no need for them to be
>> generally available.

Karl> I don't know whether you can make individual fonts (un)available
Karl> on the fly, but you *can* manupulate the X server's font *path* on
Karl> the fly:

Karl>     man xset and look for fp=..., -fp, fp-, +fp and fp+.

If you're using xfs, you can edit /etc/X11/fs/config, and run
"/etc/init.d/xfs reload" (*not* restart).

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