On Fri, 2003-06-27 at 03:08, Sven Neumann wrote: > > This font selector dialog is likely to go away as soon as the font > list/grid and popup widgets are good enough to replace it. > For some time now, on both 1.2.x and 1.3.x, I have noticed some curiosities about the GIMP's font handling. I have downloaded and installed a number of true-type fonts, most of which work fine, as long as I run xfstt to serve them up, but a few of these fonts behave differently depending on which tool I use to view them.
In particular, using GIMP-1.2.5, the text tool by itself fails to show any characters for several of my fonts, meaning I can't use them, although the Freetype tool, while still not letting me use any of the characters, will at least show them in the character grid. In GIMP-1.3.15, I have similar problems, but now that I'm running RH-9 (a Gnome-2 system), I find that Nautilus can display *all* of my fonts, at least to the point of popping up the gnome-font-viewer when I click on the font file in Nautilus. What are the plans to unify font handling? I realize this is a horribly hairy problem. Regards, -- --Jeff Jeff Trefftzs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://www.tcsn.net/trefftzs Home Page http://gug.sunsite.dk/gallery.php?artist=68 Gimp Gallery http://trefftzs.topcities.com/ Photo Gallery _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.xcf.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user