Text Styles: Expanded, condensed

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Tue Feb 20 10:21:19 EST 2018

How odd. Last Friday I ran into the same thing, and came to that conclusion deductively, because I tried using bold style with a font that I know didn't have that typeface. 

Bob S

> On Feb 17, 2018, at 08:51 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> LC no longer manipulates text directly to produce styles, it now uses the equivalent font. This happens with all text styles including bold, italic, etc. If the font family includes a styled version it is used, otherwise there is no change.
> I can't remember if the swap happens automatically in all cases. Recently I needed a bold font and it didn't work, I had to install the bold version of the font and use that instead. I think that was because the bold version was its own font family.
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