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[wpmac] Re: mystery problem font--appears only in WP

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  • John Rethorst
    You bet. But I forgot to suggest what might be the simplest solution. If that Century Schoolbook font was your default, you could fix the issue by changing the
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 7, 2006
      You bet. But I forgot to suggest what might be the simplest
      solution. If that Century Schoolbook font was your default,
      you could fix the issue by changing the Font setting in
      Preferences.


      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "ICLUF Legal Director Randall C. Wilson"
      <rwilson@...> wrote:
      >
      > Lots of good tips. Thanks John!
      >
      > >--- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "Randall C. Wilson"
      > ><rwilson@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> Before I began using OSX my favorite font was New Century
      > >> Schoolbook scaled to 13pt type. Since the upgrade all of
      > >> my old documents appear in a bold italic version of New
      > >> Century Schoolbook. I have wondered at this for some time.
      > >> I'd previously decided this happens because there is an
      > >> italicized font that has a 13 pt character set and so it
      > >> is being substituted by default.
      > >
      > >Or it's a font mapping gremlin. You can use MetaMacro
      > >(free in the Files section here) to change that font to any
      > >other font, in any number of WP documents at once. Ditto
      > >size, attribute etc.
      > >
      > >> Today I find there is a font that appears only in my WP
      > >> font menu called "I New Century Schlbk Italic" It does
      > >> seem to be the offending font, BUT using "font book" or
      > >> "spotlight" I am unable to find this font anywhere on my
      > >> computer. It only appears in the WP font menu
      > >
      > >Spotlight doesn't index the Classic System Folder (or
      > >some other system places) by default. To get Spotlight
      > >to index the System Folder, run this Applescript:
      > >
      > >do shell script "mdimport -f /\"System Folder\""
      > >
      > >or do the script itself in Terminal. I don't know whether
      > >the index will update automatically, though. I use the
      > >free utility "EasyFind" for special searches. Is this font
      > >physically in your Classic System Folder > Fonts?
      > >
      > >BTW here's a tip I found to use OSX fonts in OS 9. I
      > >haven't tested it:
      > >
      > >> To use OSX fonts in OS9: TrueType fonts
      > >> (.ttf - the vast majority) can simply be copied
      > >> to the fonts folder in your Classic system folder.
      > >> OpenType fonts (.otf) can be copied there too
      > >> but need Adobe Type Manager Light to work.
      > >> That's free, at:
      > >> http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?
      > >product=15&platform=Macintosh
      > >
      > >John R.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > --
      > /s/ Randall C. Wilson, Esq.
      > Legal Director
      > Iowa Civil Liberties Union Foundation
      >
      > mailto:rwilson@...
      >
      >
      >
      > Ph: (515) 243 4032
      > Fax: (515) 243 8506 (call first)
      >
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