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Old 05-29-2017, 10:16 AM
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I've found some fonts I really want to add to my word processor, LibreOffice, and don't know how to add them to the font list.

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The apps you use, including LibreOffice, access the .tff files in your Font folder. That's how it works in Windows.
If your OS is Windows 10 then...

1. Right click on the Windows icon at the left on the Windows tool bar.
2. Click on the Control Panel option.
3. When that screen pops up, click on Appearance & Personalization.
4. When that pops up, click on Fonts.

At this point, you're looking at the .tff font files that can be used by editor systems like Office apps, Wordpad, and Paint.

Leave that on the screen and click on My Computer.
Locate the .tff Font file you want to add.
Drag and drop the file into your Control Panel's list of Fonts.
When your finished, you won't even have to reboot the PC to find the font in your Fonts list.

I've uploaded 100 plus fonts and even designed some that I use with all my apps on my PC in Windows 10.
Lmk if it works for you too.
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Blew me away - I downloaded and looked everywhere for it. Then, when I was in LibreOffice and IT WAS THERE.
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Originally Posted by longknife View Post
Blew me away - I downloaded and looked everywhere for it. Then, when I was in LibreOffice and IT WAS THERE.
Sorry, forgot to mention the filename issue. The name of the .tff file isn't always the name of the font so the font can be a lot like Calibri but the filename can be something like "torch.tff".
One example, a font I created is named "tvorila.tff" but in the fonts list - and in the Windows Fonts folder - it's listed as "Oymyokon2". The name used by LibreOffice won't always be the same as the .tff filename. My advice - Always click the down arrow at the upper right to see the name of the file you downloaded. Makes it tons easier to find the font later.

Btw, every font has at least 3 different names. Also, LibreOffice may have to be rebooted for a new font to get installed. It's all in the way apps are coded.
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