revFontLoad returns "couldn't load font"

Trevor DeVore lists at
Sat Jan 12 20:32:11 EST 2008

On Jan 9, 2008, at 12:26 PM, Devin Asay wrote:

> In the old days, Mac fonts each had a unique ID, and if there was  
> already a font on the system with the ID number of a font you were  
> adding, it would cause strange problems. I don't know if OS X still  
> uses this model, but it may be worth checking into.

Some follow-up on this issue. It turns out the revFontLoad will fail  
to load a font that has characters not found in the MacRoman character  
set. I'm distributing the font with my standalone so I just copy the  
font to a temp directory and load it from there.


Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Learning Systems    -

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