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Offline northofdivision

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Had Wifi on and it auto updated with "FONTS UPDATE"
« on: December 10, 2019, 05:08:17 pm »
...and just like that, the toggle to make the weight of the font darker is gone. And all the fonts I imported are gone too. Any tips what's up with this?

I try to leave my Kindle turned off from wifi because everytime I do they put some crappy update on it that ruins all my settings. Has anyone else lost their fonts with an update?

(I'm on 5.10.3 on my Oasis 7", 1st gen)


***will pull this but an update for those who read it. Just downgraded to an older version (5.10.1), pulled off all the fonts, reloaded them to get them working with a reset and upgraded back to 5.10.3...all is back to normal, fortunately. The custom font via Calibre and the new font folder with bold toggle added makes Calibre fonts redundant now.
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    Re: Had Wifi on and it auto updated with "FONTS UPDATE"
    « Reply #1 on: December 10, 2019, 05:38:07 pm »
    My new model Paperwhite has 5.12.3, which Amazon says is the latest version.  i just checked and I can still make my fonts bolder.  I don't have any custom fonts installed.  I use Bookerly.

    I checked the notes for this update and it didn't say anything about fonts.  I checked the 8th generation Oasis update notes and there was no mention of fonts there either.  I don't have an Oasis to test it on.

    I wonder if you just had a glitch.

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    Re: Had Wifi on and it auto updated with "FONTS UPDATE"
    « Reply #2 on: December 13, 2019, 11:40:39 am »
     I just updated my Voyage and Oasis last night to 5.12.3.  They still have the toggle to adjust font size and boldness.

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    Re: Had Wifi on and it auto updated with "FONTS UPDATE"
    « Reply #3 on: December 13, 2019, 01:17:44 pm »
    I have 5.12.2. Not sure if I'll bother to update manually or note.

    As regards the font size and boldness adjustment --- I do think some books don't support it. So maybe that's the issue. In my experience it's usually older books that weren't formatted with the current azw version. And some periodicals don't have it either.
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    Re: Had Wifi on and it auto updated with "FONTS UPDATE"
    « Reply #4 on: December 13, 2019, 04:46:50 pm »
    Anne, that's an interesting thought!  When I checked I just grabbed one of the recent downloads and checked, that was the only one i checked. 

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