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7044Re: [ANN] John's WP Font Sampler (was: art and science of typography)

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  • em315
    Oct 18, 2011
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      This is really excellent - and an example of the intelligent programming I mentioned in an earlier message.

      One warning to first-time users: the first time the Applescript runs, you may think SheepShaver has locked up - but it hasn't. AppleScript is merely being very slow, and will eventually prompt you to tell it where to find WordPerfect. The next time it runs, it goes very quickly. It's only slow the first time.

      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "John R" <johnrethorst@...> wrote:
      > This creates samples of fonts installed on your computer, with your choice of text, fonts, sizes, and attributes, e.g. italics and bold. More flexible than similar programs I've seen, and makes careful comparison of typefaces easy.
      > Requires Prefab Player, which is not a bad idea to download and install anyway.
      > Free in the Files section here, as "Font Sampler".
      > John R.
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