Auto-installation of fonts [implemented in 8.0]

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Auto-installation of fonts [implemented in 8.0]

Postby bobogecko » Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:56 am

SUPPORT: FontExpert 2006 version 8.0 includes Missing Fonts Loader plug-in for Adobe InDesign CS2.

Your program lacks, as all windows font management programs lack, the capacity to auto-activate fonts and font sets. Font Agent Pro, Suitcase and a hundred others on the Mac side offer this feature and it is surprising to me that no Windows programs do.
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Postby support » Tue Aug 16, 2005 2:37 am

Do you mean activation of fonts used in some document being opened (for example, an Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop document)?
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Postby support » Wed Aug 17, 2005 3:27 pm

I have read your reply in another thread (auto-activation).
Thank you for explanation. We know about this feature and it is included in our development plans for the next version. (Auto-activation in Windows is usually implemented as plug-in to third party products, such as Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop.)
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Postby Guest » Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:58 am

I just downloaded Font Expert 2005 and I am VERY impressed. I am using Extensis Suitcase 9.2.2 and it is a very slow and flaky program. I don't need to get into all the ills I have experienced, but suffice it to say that they don't give a rip about their Windows users.

As another graphic designer, I second the request for auto-activation for Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign.
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Postby admin » Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:32 am

FontExpert 2006 version 8.0 will include Missing Fonts Loader plug-in for Adobe InDesign CS2.
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