revFontLoad Question

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Mon Jan 24 08:43:54 EST 2011


On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 3:49 PM, Marty Knapp <martyknapp at comcast.net> wrote:

> I want to package a font with my Mac only app and use revFontLoad to load
> it into memory. Is there a problem with just tucking it inside the
> application bundle and loading it from there? Or should I put it into a
> custom property and then write it out to the user's hard drive and put it
> into use from there?
>
> My preliminary tests show that it works from inside the bundle. I'm just
> wondering if there's something that I'm not aware of that would make this a
> bad idea.
>

Hi Marty,

I include a password font with some of my applications that I load with
revFontLoad. I store the file in the bundle alongside my application stacks.
I've never had any issues reported on OS X and I've been doing this for at
least 2 years.

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Trevor DeVore
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