5972Re: [wpmac] TextEdit > WP Applescript
- Sep 10, 2009John
It was the reference to rtf that made me ask the question. If I was
working in Textedit and then decided to transfer to WP, I would
probably not be using rtf, so I would expect system font-swapping. If
I was in textedit and thinking of saving as rtf, I would not be
thinking of then moving to WP - I would have started that document in
WP. I'd let the System fix the fonts, therefore.
>--- In email@example.com, Geoff Gilbert <Geoff@...> wrote:
>> Never done anything like that, so this may be a daft question, but if
>> you are working in rtf do you need to tell the script to ensure the
>> font is one you have available in the Sheepshaver System Folder?
>Not a daft question at all, just something I would not have thought of.
>Design questions arise: if the font isn't there, should the script alert
>the user? Or substitute another font (which the OS would do anyway)?
>Another question is, since I try to make scripts run as fast as possible,
>would the font check be worth the time it would take, first to gather
>font info from the original document and then to check to see if SS
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