Further on Platform Specificity

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Sun Aug 8 18:13:47 CDT 2004


On Aug 8, 2004, at 5:08 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

>> Does that take care of the problem that there is no available font 
>> that works the same on both Windows and OS X?
>
> I rarely make "multimedia" apps that use one font on all platforms.  
> For production apps it's far better to use the font specified by the 
> target HIG....

Then text can extend beyond the right or bottom of the field.  Do you 
tweak the font size until text fits?  Do you do something special for 
objects that float to the left of a paragraph?

Dar Scott



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