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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 18 Feb 1998 15:33:01 -0500
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>Britt wrote,
>>To fix your problem,  using your installation CD as the startup disk, do a
>>selective install of only fonts (this might create a new folder called Old
>>System, with the GX fonts in it, but I've never tried such a selective
>>install), or you may be able to just pick off the TrueType fonts on the CD
>>and replace them in your System/Fonts folder.  You may want to move the
>>converted QuickDraw GX fonts into a "Fonts Disabled" Folder in case you
>>want to use QuickDraw GX with a program that supports the expanded
>And Karen wrote,
>>Printing with QuickDraw GX requires different fonts than printing without.
>>Look on your original diskettes for your fonts... they should have standard
>>QuickDraw versions. Or... if you have Adobe Illustrator 6 or 7, there is a
>>font folder on the Illustrator CD ROM that includes many Type1 fonts -
>>about 200.
>Maybe I'm missing something obvious, because I'm still confused. Are the
>"standard QuickDraw versions" I'm looking for Type 1 or TrueType? Type1 are
>PostScript fonts, right? Yes, I do have some on my Illustrator CD ROM -
>about 60 it looks like. But this is a QuickDraw printer and isn't set up for
>PostScript. And I'm not clear on how to find the "converted (substituted)
>fonts" that I supposedly have. Shouldn't they be designated as such in the
>System/Fonts folder? When I look there I see nothing that is called  a
>substitution font, or a QuickDraw GX font. What I see there are exactly the
>fonts that are on the installation CD, which appear to be straightforward
>TrueType fonts. I tried File/Find just in case, but that didn't turn up
>anything new.
>Lynette Cook
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As I have personally never seen a GX font, I don't know if they look any
different or not.  They would not be labled as "QuickDraw" or
"Substitution".  I expect the would look like TrueType Fonts.  Maybe the
QuickDraw GX convertion of fonts would give them a new Icon, maybe not.

I think your HP Driver would be doing whatever is nessisary to print the
TrueType fonts onto the QuickDraw Printer.

Britt Griswold
Graphics And Publications
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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