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Missing variants of Roboto Font

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Belles
 
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Post Posted March 2nd, 2018, 11:57 am

Hi, =; :)

I am posting here after searching the French Forum "Espace Geckozone" here https://forums.mozfr.org/ As they couldn't help me [-X they advised me to try an English speaking forum. So here I am 8-)
After a search here on the Forum I didn't find any related subjects. I hope making this new topic isn't contrary to any forum rules. Please feel free to move it if it is not in the right section.

I use a font called Roboto in my graphical identity (I run an architectural firm). It is quite common and works on any browser. It is declined in several different ways :
Roboto
Roboto Black
Roboto Light
Roboto Lt
Roboto Medium
Roboto Thin

In all my different softwares these font variants are accessible \:D/ But in Tbird they are missing. It seams to me that this means the fonts are installed on my computer but absent in Tbird :?
Is there a way to make these appear in the roll down font menu, do I have to manually install them ?

Thanks in advance for your science and time

DanRaisch
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Post Posted March 2nd, 2018, 1:39 pm

Moving to Thunderbird Support.

See if this article is helpful in your case -- https://wphelp365.com/blog/solve-font-n ... underbird/

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Post Posted March 2nd, 2018, 2:50 pm

Is Roboto installed under Windows or does only the browser know about it? Look in the fonts control panel to find out. It's not realistic to expect Thunderbird to use a font that the operating system doesn't support.

I found https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Roboto . Looking at https://www.guidingtech.com/57112/insta ... indows-10/ I think I understand how to download a .zip file with the font. It wasn't obvious just looking at the Roboto fonts web page.

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Post Posted April 6th, 2018, 10:28 am

Good evening,

I'm so very sorry not having been back to you or trying out your solutions O:) I am having serious family problems and couldn't get around to it ](*,)
I promise I will search for solutions and post whatever I have found.

Please excuse me for disappearing :bday: :turn-l:
I will come back

Have a great weekend you all

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