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    Hi,

    There are a lot of programs on github.com for listing fonts and there are less that can display a single font file as 'fontview' from Windows but only shows the font glyph if is installed in /Windows/Fonts/ and not for other fonts such as vectorial scalar .svg. For example there is https://github.com/papnkukn/fontviewer
    Simple font viewer with interactive editor.
    Can load fonts from a directory, i.e. before installing fonts to the system.
    Source code written in pure .NET 2.0 which builds into a lightweight .exe file.
    But will last an eternity to load the Windows\Fonts\ directory if you are working in a institute that is making paleography and fonts.
    So, I'm looking for an alternative way to preview the fonts after are compiled or converted with fontforge.

    #2
    I can recommend two font viewers.
    BabelMap (Unicode Character Map for Windows) https://www.babelstone.co.uk/Software/BabelMap.html does only read installed fonts,
    but has a lot of other advantages.
    Font-View-OK http://www.softwareok.com/?seite=Freeware/FontViewOK can show fonts from other directories and compare fonts.
    Besides: You posted in english in the German forum.
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      #3
      This loads very fast for win32 to list installed fonts but not single fonts https://github.com/Hitman666/FontViewer

      It may be welcome in a image view program something like this: https://github.com/mikekov/font-view ?

      We can use fonts in many apps such as web application or in applications that have their own font folder and is very hard for us to see the difference between the style of some fonts that we do not install in the operating system were more users could access them before we are happy with all the gliphs.

      For example I have this page were we need a very small maxim two pages of gliphs in a true type font that ATM is not embed - because I'm working on a web-font generator that probably will generate .css files when done, so you have to manually download the special fonts collection from sf.net to display this test page correctly:

      http://beitdina.net/qumran/ro/Isa_01.html
      edit:
      http://beitdina.net/qumran/en_us/Isa_01.html
      http://sourceforge.net/projects/culm...cFonts-0.06-1/

      edit: Someone like a moderator can move the topic in the English forum.
      Last edited by orynider; 24.04.2021, 05:17 PM. Reason: edit: Someone like a moderator can move the topic in the English forum

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        #4
        I see no way to merge topics on this forum. Repost your first post in https://irfanview-forum.de/forum/off-topic/software/
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