using EXT.dll to install and remove fonts

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Wed Dec 28 15:46:17 CST 2005


Thanks Ken,

That's what I figured. Bummer, it looks like it's broke. I'll get Chris 
to roll me a version.

best,

Chipp

Ken Ray wrote:
> On 12/28/05 6:14 AM, "Klaus Major" <klaus at major-k.de> wrote:
> 
> 
>>Hi Chipp,
>>
>>
>>>Anyone out there doing it? I've tried a simple font install stack,
>>>but it just hangs when I issue the ext_loadFont handler (Rev
>>>2.6.1), but after quitting it appears the font is 'set'. I don't
>>>have any docs, if there are any out there, or a simple couple line
>>>script, I'd much appreciate it:-)
>>>
>>>I think this is what's working (it's a handler, not a function),
>>>but it hangs as soon as it's called. Of course all the externals
>>>are set correctly, and filepaths, but I'm not sure of the syntax,
>>>or if this thing still even works.
>>>
>>>on mouseUp
>>>  ext_loadFont "C:/helvetica.ttf"
>>>end mouseUp
>>
>>well this question pops up from time to time here on the list for at
>>least 2 years.
>>But still no answer (or even a tiny hint) from the very makers of
>>this external :-/
> 
> 
> The maker of the external is Tuviah Synder, and according to the old
> External Collections stack, the syntax is:
> 
>   ext_loadFont <file path of font>
>   ext_unloadFont <file path of font>
> 
> The example given is:
> 
>   on mouseUp
>     answer file "Choose a font to load:"
>     ext_loadFont it
>     put the fontNames into fld "Fonts"
>   end mouseUp




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