using EXT.dll to install and remove fonts

Klaus Major klaus at
Wed Dec 28 17:52:05 EST 2005

Hi all,

> On 12/28/05 6:14 AM, "Klaus Major" <klaus at> 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,

ah, yes, but what i meant is that it is part of the Rev distribution but
still no comment from if and how the loadFont thingie is working or not.

> 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
> HTH,
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software
> Web site:
> Email: kray at


Klaus Major
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