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Topic: OpenDyslexic font gains ground with help of Instapaper

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Subject: OpenDyslexic font gains ground with help of Instapaper
Date Posted: 10/7/2012 7:12 PM ET
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I thought this was interesting, and maybe someone will find it useful.

I know some machines can have fonts installed, or embedded in the ePub files. I've never done it on the Sony's, but think it can be done on a hacked T1. Or it might be something someone can request for apps or machines in the future if it's not available now.

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Date Posted: 10/8/2012 11:49 AM ET
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There is a modified reader app that can be put on an unrooted T1, and then you can install your own fonts. I can't help any further than that. I installed the app but I don't think it came with any different fonts, I think you have to put your own in. That's where I gave up lol

Date Posted: 10/8/2012 12:40 PM ET
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I can't help any further than that. I installed the app but I don't think it came with any different fonts, I think you have to put your own in. That's where I gave up lol

I tried to add new fonts to my T1 few months ago, but found I couldn't get it to work. So I can't help there either. Lol.

Date Posted: 10/8/2012 1:49 PM ET
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I think I am going to write a letter to amazon and ask them if they could have that on their Kindle's since already it helps me read without issues, that font might be the next step for helping others with the same problem. It couldn't be that hard to install as a firmware update.

Date Posted: 10/8/2012 3:08 PM ET
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It couldn't be that hard to install as a firmware update.

And they've got enough money to buy the license, and then use it as a selling point in their advertising.

Couldn't hurt to ask and point out the benefits to them.