Friday, June 1, 2012

[HOW TO] Refresh fonts in Gimp without restarting

On startup Gimp loads its own fonts (~/.gimp-X.Y/fonts) and system installed fonts. But there's a way of refreshing the font list without having to restart Gimp.

First the "Fonts" dialog must be enabled: Windows > Dockable Dialogs > Fonts

Then just use the refresh button positioned on the bottom of the "Fonts" dialog:

Refresh Gimp Font List

References

Fonts Dialog - Gimp Documentation

7 comments:

  1. Wow! Not sure how it could be so simple yet so elusive. Thank you!

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  2. Awesome, just the info I needed! Thanks!

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  3. Thank you so much!! This information was very, very helpful.

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