Re: [wpmac] Re: WordPerfect for DOS on Mac OS X
- On Nov 3, 2010, at 11:31 PM, John Kaufmann wrote:
> In a message dated 2010.11.03 22:18 -0500, Rick Albright wrote:I know that there was print preview, but I seem to recall (though vaguely, I admit), that it was somewhat quirky. Maybe I'm mis-remembering.
>> ... because WP/DOS wasn't WYSIWYG, how many reams of paper were wasted printing out drafts so you could see what it looked like? ...
> None, because the graphical screen is there for print preview, and the
> text screen is very aware of spacing(*) even though it does not display
> the fonts or graphics
Then we moved on to 6.0 for Windows (strange), and 2.1 (I think it was 2.1, unless it was 2.2; things are getting fuzzy) for the Mac--that was my first Mac version.
- Thanks for clarifying!
On Dec 16, 2010, at 4:24 AM, em315 wrote:
> No, because DOSBox only has basic support for the Hercules Graphics
> Card (for graphic screens) but not for the Ramfont feature on the
> Hercules Graphics Card Plus. (Ramfont supported italic,
> strikethrough, small and large sizes, etc., in the text screen, but
> not proportional fonts; proportional fonts were displayed only in
> print preview. I still have my old card, but no computer to use it
> If you want italics on a WPDOS text screen, you can choose the
> Italic font (but you'll lose bold) in Colors/etc. under Settings/
> Display. Or you can run WPDOS under Windows with Tame, as described
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