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Subject:Re: Moving from IBM to Mac From:William Gaffga <wilg -at- gibbscam -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 12 Nov 2004 10:32:55 -0800
FM 7 on Mac Os under Classic runs very well. However, The Mac version
(7.0) is no longer available from Adobe's site. I don't know where
you'll get it. Also, only the standard version of WebWorks Publisher is
available on the Mac, the Pro version doesn't exist. If I recall
correctly, the Java Help is created from the Pro version. Now, JavaHelp
is platform independent
<http://java.sun.com/products/javahelp/faq.html>, but I don't know what
tool is supported on Mac OS X as I don't develop Java stuff. You might
want to start looking here
One big issue when moving from Windows to Mac or *nix will be fonts.
Unless you are using OpenType fonts now, you will need to get new fonts
or change your documents to use available fonts. Other than that, I
have not experienced any issues between PC & Mac with fonts (except
when someone tries to override our fonts or improperly adds content in
another font we don't have ... then you have to chase down the
offending font and eradicate it. Sometimes that is a real PITA.)
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