Nice workaround for the ordering. On the Mac OS, you can also add a special
character that sorts last to get the unwanted fonts down to the bottom of the
list. I use <Option z> which generates an omega character.
On Mar 26, 2016, at 8:56 AM, Steve Kinney wrote:
> On 03/26/2016 09:32 AM, Ross Martinek wrote:
>> The reason you cannot remove the "system fonts" is that they are part of
>> "core services." under current OS X versions these can only be altered by
>> the administrative user account with authentication from Apple via an Apple
>> ID, but it (supposedly) can be done.
>> Another approach is to not install the foreign font families at the time of
>> OS installation, if you want to do a clean install.
> Try this: Go to Edit > Preferences > Folders > Fonts, and see if
> the system wide fonts directory is listed. If so, remove it,
> restart the GIMP and see if you have /any/ fonts available. If not,
> you can put copies of the fonts you want to use in the GIMP in its
> own font directory, and that should do the deed.
> It should be possible to reorder the font listing in the GIMP by
> renaming the font files, i.e. add 01, 02, etc. to groups you want to
> see listed first, second, etc.
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