Android Question Load Font From Device?

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by treehousefrog, Jun 30, 2015.

  1. treehousefrog

    treehousefrog Member Licensed User

    Hey guys,

    I'm building a launcher and I want to give the user the option to add their own fonts. Unfortunately the only option I can find is typeface.loadfromassets... is there a way I can load the fonts from rootexternal? Or is there another way I should be doing this? Thanks a ton in advance!
  2. Cableguy

    Cableguy Expert Licensed User

    The only way I can see it doable is, after the user choses the font from its current folder, copy it to the assets folder. I also recal a thread about loading fonts from other than the assets and it was done using refletion.

    Sorry not to of much help, but it can be done...
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  3. NJDude

    NJDude Expert Licensed User

    You cannot copy to the Assets folder that folder is read only (part of the APK).
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  4. JordiCP

    JordiCP Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Here is the thread

    (I tested it and it didn't work for me, but I assume was doing something wrong)
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