Re: Vampiric: a Professionally-Created Artlang
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 5:46|
On Sep 15, 2008, at 5:38 AM, Fredrik Ekman wrote:
I tried that, but the shown font didn't change. Maybe because I'm
still using Word 2000?
Also, I downloaded the necessary SIL fonts and installed them in
Windows and my Mac installation. They show up correctly (I think) in
Windows, but not on the Mac side. Actually, if I start a new
document, pick a SIL font, and start typing, I still only see normal
Roman text... what am I doing wrong?
Maybe the Mac's font system doesn't deal the same with symbol-encoded
fonts; I tried several other symbol fonts, and some worked while
others didn't. (I have tried TextEdit and OpenOffice.org; I don't
have Office for Mac.)
> On Mon, September 15, 2008 12:14 am, Eric Christopherson said:
>> Try <
> Thanks for the link! I will check it out later.
>> How do you know it needs those fonts? When I open it, the Vampiric
>> words just show up in Times New Roman.
> Most characters are in TNR, true. However, there are several words
> look (on my screen) like they make use of special characters that
> do not
> exist in TNR. For instance, some characters are replaced with
> squares, a
> typical sign that non-supported characters are used. When I place the
> cursor by one of those characters, the font selection tool in Word
> (located in the formatting tool-bar) shows the name of the intended