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by jannuss
Thu Sep 07, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Mellel
Topic: Exporting diacritics
Replies: 27
Views: 21871

Re: IN RE text encoding versus font format.

Executive Summary: ... [/url] Great, that does help to make things clearer, but FontBook goes and muddies the water again. Here's what I get using cmd-i in FontBook: Lucida Grande -- TrueType [OK, I now understand that includes many characters on the Unicode table] Cardo -- TrueType [but Cardo home...
by jannuss
Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:48 am
Forum: Mellel
Topic: Exporting diacritics
Replies: 27
Views: 21871

No, you don't have old versions. Yes, they are installed by OS X and all fonts Apple provides for OS X are Unicode fonts. "True Type" has nothing to do with the encoding. OK, I'm showing my total ignorance here. My confusion is between Unicode and OpenType (I think). Lucida Grande & Times New Roman...
by jannuss
Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: Mellel
Topic: Exporting diacritics
Replies: 27
Views: 21871

Tom Gewecke wrote:
jannuss wrote: Lucida GRande and Times New Roman -- neither Unicode
These are both Unicode fonts.
FontBook says that both are True Type.
Does that mean that I have old versions? I thought these fonts installed with OSX.

Janet
by jannuss
Sun Sep 03, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: Mellel
Topic: Exporting diacritics
Replies: 27
Views: 21871

I also have no difficulty exporting "rtf" files [and changing or not changing the extension to "doc"]. I write Hebrew text with NIKUD (vowel marks) and TAAMIM (cantillation marks). As long as the WORD/PC user has the correct fonts, he sees the text correctly. The trick, then, is to agree on a standa...