Inspector interface problem
jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Tue Jun 7 14:48:24 CDT 2005
This exact same thing just happened to me last week, when I finally
downloaded the DreamCard that I'd purchased along with my students at the
beginning of the semester:
All the text in the inspector views were in Ransom!!! (this is a
ransom-note font in which each letter looks like it was cut out from
various newspapers, menus, etc., so that anything you type in it will look
like the stereotypical ransom-note used in kidnappings, etc.).
Nice to know the cause!
It is indeed a non-Apple font. I'd just downloaded it and a bucketload of
others for my unit on using type creatively (e.g., how to think outside of
Arial and Courier etc.)
On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 5/20/05 10:24 AM, Brad Borch wrote:
> > I'm a professional multimedia developer and I'm considering using RR for
> > a project, but somehow the interface got screwed up and the inspector
> > labels are in a different script (I suspect this has something to do
> > with the script selected on my Mac at the time). I re-downloaded the
> > program and re-installed, but obviously a prefs file somewhere needs to
> > be trashed. Running Dreamcard 2.5.1 on Mac OS 10.3.9. Thanks for your help,
> I've seen 2 other reports of the same thing. In both cases, it was a
> font ID conflict, caused by non-Apple fonts installed in the system font
> folder (or in the OS 9 fonts folder.) If you can recognize the font, try
> removing it; if you can't, try removing any font that isn't Apple's.
> Look for dingbat fonts, especially.
> Once you get it narrowed down, you can use a font editor to reset the
> font ID to something else. Someone else did that and said it worked.
> Your note is dated from last month, so it may be that you were one of
> those 2 cases; I can't remember now.
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