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09-14-2010 06:04 AM - edited 09-14-2010 06:04 AM
There does not seem to be a way to manage Fonts in OS 5.0 or OS 6.0, so just for fun, I wrote this little utility to install fonts from the SD Card. It is rubbish code, completely uncommented, but maybe it will help some one when they are testing their own fonts. Use whenever you like, wherever you, no credit required, but no complaints if it doesn't work.
That said, if you do find a bug, let me know.
One final thing, fonts added will be removed when you restart your Blackberry or Simulator. Not sure why that happens, seems a bit silly to me, but there you go.
09-14-2010 02:45 PM
Looks good. I wonder if the issue you mentioned is a bug because according to the API docs it should be stored persistently if the device is rebooted.
09-14-2010 07:24 PM - edited 09-14-2010 07:35 PM
"I wonder if the issue you mentioned is a bug because according to the API docs it should be stored persistently if the device is rebooted."
Never noted that. OK, will report it as a bug.
Edit: In Issue Tracker:
12-01-2013 06:05 AM
If you are talking about this utility, then the best thing to do would be to download the zip archive, then copy the code into a sample application. The zip file was created at a time when I used the JDE development environment, now most people will use Eclipse, so the project files are not useful. But you can copy/paste the source (and resources) to use the code.
With respect to using the utility, copy a font on to an SD Card, put the SD Card in your BB, and then browse to that font using the Utility.