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Re: [opensuse] Installing WordPerfect 8
  • From: Carl William Spitzer IV <cwsiv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 12:49:21 -0800
  • Message-id: <1170362961.7428.60.camel@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2007-01-27 at 12:16 +0100, A. den Oudsten wrote:
> Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 11:55 +0100, A. den Oudsten
> >
> >>As all my old documents were in .wpd I have not any problem to open them
> >>in OO Writer. As I was able to add the fonts I used in WordPerfect I
> >>even have no problems with that
> >
> >
> > I have quite a collection about 3000 fonts. I have been going through
> > them to find the ones which look best. One thing I learned the hard way
> > do not put them in the system they will all load and slow the system
> > like windows. The solution is spadmin under OOo and reference not copy
> > them then you have them in the main wordprocessor OOo. I do wish linux
> > would learn dynamic loading of fonts. That way unless your using all
> > three thousand you do not load all three thousand.
> >
> I copied them with spadmin, but only the fonts I selected.
> I saw no possibility to reduce that whole bunch I got in OO.
>

Whatever came already with the system is there to stay unless you reduce
it using the font manager as root. BTW I did find a font sample page
generator which uses OOo Basic but the output is primative and not ready
for use with real typesetting.

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