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Accessing OpenType Features

OpenType Feature Examples

OpenType CE Accented Characters

Accessing Ornaments and CE Accented Characters in OpenType

Classic Formats: PostScript Type1, TrueType and Format Conversions

Character Sets and OpenType Features
 

Font Upgrades   Sign-in to your account

Online Upgrade Form

Use this form to upgrade fonts:
- to a newer version,
- from Classic to OpenType format,
- or to upgrade to a larger portion of a family.
 

Macintosh
Font Installation Instructions
  Macintosh OSX
OpenType and Type1 Font Installation
("Native" for Carbon/Cocoa Applications)
 
Macintosh OS 8.x, OS 9.x and Classic
Classic OpenType and Type1 Font Installation
Requires ATM (Adobe Type Manager)
Download ATM Lite
 
Windows
Font Installation Instructions
  Windows 7
TrueType, PostScript, and OpenType Font Installation
 
Windows ME, 95, 98, NT, 2000 and XP
TrueType Font Installation
 
Windows 2000 and XP
OpenType and Type1 Font Installation
 
Windows 95, 98, ME and NT
OpenType and Type1 Font Installation
Requires ATM (Adobe Type Manager)
Download ATM Lite
 
Windows
TrueType Screen Display Settings
  Recommended Windows Settings for Best Screen Display of our TrueType Fonts:

Windows NT, 98 and 2000

Windows XP

Windows Vista
 

 
OpenType and PostScript Type 1 installation
For Macintosh OS 8.x, OS 9.x and Classic
 
Uncompress   Before installing, you will need to uncompress (or unpack) any files with the ".zip" suffix. If any files did not unpack automatically after the download, or if you have problems unpacking them, you can download StuffIt Expander for the Macintosh from Smith Micro: http://my.smithmicro.com

Once you have installed StuffIt Expander, you can extract the files by dragging and dropping the .zip file onto the StuffIt Expander application.
If you get an "invalid archive" error when trying to expand the file, you need to update to the most current Stuffit Expander available.
 

Adobe Type Manager
 
  ATM (Adobe Type Manager) is required to properly display PostScript fonts on screen.
Download ATM Lite
 
Install   1. Quit all applications.

2. Select the font suitcases and PostScript printer fonts to install. (Be sure to select both the PostScript and ScreenFont icons. Also, be sure to select the fonts themselves, not a folder containing the fonts.)

3. Drag and drop the icons directly onto the closed System Folder; not the System file.

4. Click OK to install the fonts. (The Macintosh will tell you that it is going to put these files in their proper places.)

Example of Macintosh Classic Icons:
 
  PostScript Printer Fonts: PostScript Type 1 outline fonts are used for printing and for screen display. In order to use the PostScript fonts, you must also install the corresponding screen fonts.
 
"Suitcase" Screen Fonts: Also called bitmap fonts, screen fonts are used for screen display, dot-matrix printing. The suitcase files also contain the font metrics information.