AW: where's my font?

Subject: AW: where's my font?
From: Ballenberger Gerd <Gerd -dot- Ballenberger -at- med -dot- siemens -dot- de>
To: Susan Ahrenhold <sahrenhold -at- winspc -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 10:21:39 +0200

Interesting! Never heard of "Helvetica Neue" before.

According to Adobe, however, this seemingly "new" font is almost 20 years
at least they say (on

"... In the early 1980s, Linotype remedied this situation by redrawing the
entire Helvetica family. ...
This new drawing is called Neue Helvetica (German for New Helvetica), ..."

Seems this isn't the whole truth?

Gerd -dot- Ballenberger -at- med -dot- siemens -dot- de
Siemens Medical

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Susan Ahrenhold [SMTP:sahrenhold -at- winspc -dot- com]
> Gesendet am: Donnerstag, 15. Juni 2000 18:29
> Betreff: RE: where's my font?
> >I just discovered that my system doesn't contain the Helvetica font. I
> have
> >Frame and ATM installed, but can't seem to find Helvetica anywhere -- not
>on the Frame/ATM CD, not in the Fonts menu of the Control Panel.

> I have an interesting piece of news for you. Linotype Helle (who designed
> Helvetica) no longer distributes it as a stand-alone.
> If you wish to purchase the font, the new version of this font is called
> Neue Helvetica, and you can get it from Adobe at:
> Scan the font list.

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