John H. Jenkins wrote:
> 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.
How ??? Could you point the API for me ? (don't tell me the GX one....)
> 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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