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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #165 on: May 16, 2017, 11:15:53 AM »
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Reviving an old thread. I think the free version of Font Explorer is about done. We are on Mac OS Sierra now and while it runs when you open fonts now...after a reboot they are no longer open and our designers have to go back and open them again. It's like living in a third world country for them. Anyone else seen this problem and have a fix? Or a better free font program. (Suggestions to buy the new version of Font Explorer will be met with laughter)



Yep, same deal here, was going to start a new topic but found one. I will continue ready this post because God-forbid we have to pay for something here.


I did find the fix for this. Open System Preferences ===> Users & Groups =====>  Login Items. Then drag the file "/Users/~/Library/Application Support/Linotype/FontExplorer X/FontExplorerXAutoload" into the "These items will open automatically when you log in" box.
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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #166 on: May 16, 2017, 11:31:10 AM »
So that's not FEX related then I am guessing.


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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #167 on: May 16, 2017, 11:39:37 AM »
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Quote from: Joe date=1485957864 link=msg=288050

Reviving an old thread. I think the free version of Font Explorer is about done. We are on Mac OS Sierra now and while it runs when you open fonts now...after a reboot they are no longer open and our designers have to go back and open them again. It's like living in a third world country for them. Anyone else seen this problem and have a fix? Or a better free font program. (Suggestions to buy the new version of Font Explorer will be met with laughter)



Yep, same deal here, was going to start a new topic but found one. I will continue ready this post because God-forbid we have to pay for something here.


I did find the fix for this. Open System Preferences ===> Users & Groups =====>  Login Items. Then drag the file "/Users/~/Library/Application Support/Linotype/FontExplorer X/FontExplorerXAutoload" into the "These items will open automatically when you log in" box.


Yes, thanks that solved THAT problem.



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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #168 on: May 16, 2017, 12:06:14 PM »
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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #169 on: May 16, 2017, 12:45:28 PM »
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So that's not FEX related then I am guessing.


Well it wasn't a FEX problem with the version prior to InDesign 2017 and since FEX hasn't been updated in years I am blaming Adobe. My guess is Adobe would disagree with me.
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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #170 on: October 16, 2017, 12:03:39 PM »
Just an FYI if anyone is considering updating their Mac to Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra. When you launch the old FREE version of Linotype Font Explorer you get this error message. If you click "Continue" you get the error message again. Click "Continue" again and after that it appears to be working normally but I can't guarantee it.
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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #171 on: October 16, 2017, 12:11:21 PM »
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Everybody got their 1.2.3 update? Come on, 1,2,3..hop to it!

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I am on V.1.2.3 circa 2008. Is that funny?
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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #172 on: October 16, 2017, 12:19:35 PM »
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Just an FYI if anyone is considering updating their Mac to Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra. When you launch the old FREE version of Linotype Font Explorer you get this error message. If you click "Continue" you get the error message again. Click "Continue" again and after that it appears to be working normally but I can't guarantee it.



There's a pay for version? I've been using the free one for the last 11 years.

I have noticed that bug warning sometimes when restarting. Goes away after 1-3 times... I thought it was actually doing something useful. So it's a bug that's that's informing you that it's detected a bug. Brilliant.





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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #173 on: October 16, 2017, 12:22:34 PM »
Oh yes I do see the "pay" version online.

May have to get it when V1.2.3 is not working any more. I mean like it's not getting updates and all.




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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #174 on: October 16, 2017, 11:02:18 PM »
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Just an FYI if anyone is considering updating their Mac to Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra. When you launch the old FREE version of Linotype Font Explorer you get this error message. If you click "Continue" you get the error message again. Click "Continue" again and after that it appears to be working normally but I can't guarantee it.

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Re: Working with Font Explorer
« Reply #175 on: October 17, 2017, 12:25:43 PM »
We don't use ANY font management software anymore. Just the InDesign/Fonts folder. If we need something for Illy or PS, we temp drop it into the Users/Library/Fonts and then delete it when we're done.
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