[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 105358] Missing System Installed Fonts - Visible in 4.2 but missing in 5.2 because grouped

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Sat Sep 9 13:58:54 UTC 2017


Buovjaga <todventtu at suomi24.fi> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from Buovjaga <todventtu at suomi24.fi> ---
(In reply to Timur from comment #5)
> Maybe it's a good idea to write which exact fonts you add.

He is talking about Helvetica Neue Ultra Light.

(In reply to James Perreault from comment #2)
> When creating a new text box in LibreOffice Impress; If you want to choose a
> specific font, one will notice some of fonts are missing.   This appears to
> be the way that LibreOffice "groups" fonts together.   What this means is;
> if I want to use a specific font contained within a family, I must first
> create my text box then choose the font family and only when I choose the
> "More options" can I select  the exact font I want.  
> In previous versions of LibreOffice this step was unnecessary as all fonts
> were available from the font list.
> The change appears to have been introduction with the release of LibreOffice
> 5. Unfortunately the grouping of the fonts has made using LibreOffice
> unnecessarily clumsy.  It would be nice to have been given the option to
> enable/disable this feature.
> I use multiple different fonts contained within one font family in a single
> document.  It would have been nice to have the option to  disable this font
> organization feature.  I can see why someone who has hundreds of fonts would
> want to organize them this way but its been a real source of frustration for
> me.

Ok, so you apparently go to the "More options" in Impress from the Sidebar
Character formatting section in the properties from its hamburger-style icon.
In the dialog that pops up I assume you pick "Ultra light" from the Style

Sure, we can swing this by the design team, but my spider sense is tingling for
a WONTFIX status..

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