[NTLK] Installing new fonts?

Forrest Buffenmyer newtonphoenix at mindspring.com
Wed Nov 30 09:17:42 EST 2011

I, too, prefer Verdana. Interesting though, your comment on Microsoft Foundry creating it. When I was building the NewtonPhoenix website on my Mac, I (of course) wanted to use Verdana...but found that in Windows (XP, particularly) it did not render well. Instead I chose its close cousin Tahoma, which did show up the same in both platforms.


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On Nov 29, 2011, at 3:06 PM, Warren Ockrassa <wockrassa at gmail.com> wrote:

> Max -
> Oh. Well, I suppose I could do that, yeah. D'oh.
> I'm most irked that no one's ported Verdana, actually. I know, it's a
> weird one too, but it was one of several designed by MS Foundry to be
> readable under a wide range of difficult conditions, including on LCD
> screens. Georgia started life that way as well. I had (actually still
> have) an RCA REB 1100 ebook reader that has Verdana as the default
> typeface. It's much much MUCH more legible than the Newton system
> typefaces.
> Tony -
> They're Intel machines. 680x0 emulation never occurred to me. I'll
> have to see what I can do with that, now that I've got some leads to
> pursue.
> -- 
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