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replacing fonts in the drop-down menu

asked 2018-09-18 20:47:55 +0200

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I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and LibreOffice I have a problem with the fonts that appear in the drop-down menu. The vast majority of them are from countries that do not use the Latin alphabet. How can I replace them with the usual fonts from Latin alphabets so that I can have - e.g. - Arial, Courier, Palatino Linotype, Times New Roman etc?

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answered 2018-09-19 11:27:47 +0200

petermau gravatar image

The last five fonts you have selected will be shown at the top of the dropdown list. Create a default template using the five most important fonts you wish to use. Then save it as your default template.

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answered 2018-09-19 18:05:39 +0200

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updated 2018-09-20 15:22:42 +0200

Your desired fonts are still in the list but they are lost among the many useless fonts forced upon you.
I delete/uninstall all the useless fonts.
Make a list which you can use again after the next update.
It takes some time and is quite annoying, but not as annoying as wading through a bunch of useless fonts every day.

Until LibreOffice finally allows users to select which fonts to install (as requested many times) you are stuck with this workaround.

Update: I made a font group in one of my font manager applications of all the undesired fonts.
That way I can uninstall all the clutter fonts with just a few clicks.


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