Re: fonts

Subject: Re: fonts
From: "Gary Robinson" <GXR -at- ddpmi -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 15:54:19 -0500


The are free and shareware fonts available on the Internet. Frequently you can find a "clone" of a licensed font being offered as shareware for a fraction of the cost of the original font. I once needed a copy of Frutiger for a special purpose at work but found Frobisher font as a shareware alternative. The fonts were so similar it was difficult to tell them apart. Frobisher cost $12 to license. Frutiger would have cost $129 for a license.

Gary G. Robinson
Technical Communications Consultant
Pillar Technology Group, LLC
currently on assignment at Delta Dental Plan of Michigan

>>> <LDurway -at- pav -dot- com> 12/12/02 02:53PM >>>

I had problems with fonts being intermittently unavailable on my Windows
system (based on my current printer), and yall said that I need to install
the fonts on my computer rather than relying on the printer to carry them.
Where do I get the fonts? Do they come on a FrameMaker disk? Acrobat disk?
I don't have the installation CDs, so I can't browse them (our IT group
keeps all install CDs).

Many thanks,
Lindsey







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