Well, I am not very Mac literate. I am trying to view
HTML files that contain Unicode NCRs via Mac browsers
(IE 3.01, Netscape 4.01, Cyberdog 2.0). Not one of
them will render my page but Netscape 4.01 for Win95
handles if fine using the Cyberbit font. I moved a
copy of the font to the Mac and converted it, but
the Mac version of Netscape still would not render
the NCRs (e.g., │ was rendered as a "?").
> On 8/15/97 12:48 PM, Vincent DelGobbo (email@example.com) wrote:
> >Can someone tell me where I can download a Unicode
> >font for the Mac? Shareware/freeware preferred.
> I'm not sure what you mean.
> First of all, be aware that direct Unicode rendering on the Macintosh is
> available right now only through QuickDraw GX, and most GX-savvy apps
> don't happen to use it for Unicode.
> Secondly, there is Unicode rendering support through Apple's Macintosh
> Runtime for Java (MRJ), but it requires language kits be installed.
> Thirdly, we will be releasing the Unicode Imaging Services in early 1998,
> which will allow direct Unicode drawing without QuickDraw GX, but, again,
> applications will have to be rewritten to take advantage of it.
> In any event, all the fonts distributed by Apple (with one or two
> exceptions) can be used to draw Unicode directly.
> If what you want is a single font that covers all of Unicode, Bitstream's
> Cyberbit is about the best available for free. It's actually a Windows
> font but can be converted to Macintosh using TrueConverter, a freeware
> John H. Jenkins
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