embed/install font

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Jul 18 13:27:50 EDT 2005

On 7/18/05 10:39 AM, Stephen Barncard wrote:

> I remember the days long ago in Hypercard where you could install a font 
> as a resource in a stack, and it 'just worked', even though we were 
> warned not to for some reason.

The reason was a complete and comprehensive system crash if a print job 
was in the queue and the user closed the stack. Not recommended. If you 
never printed from the stack, it was okay. I don't think OS X even 
allows embedded fonts any more (anyone know?)

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

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