Re: Font use

Subject: Re: Font use
From: "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "Gary Schnabl" <gSchnabl -at- LivernoisYards -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 08:54:12 -0800

Hi Gary,

I've been using Consolas font for code, and ran into a problem that might
be a non-issue with the Font Forge Inconsolata-dz font. In Consolas, when
I convert the FrameMaker files to PDF, the hyphen character does not
convert properly. It looks ok when viewed in the PDF, but when the
character is copied-and-pasted from the PDF into a text editor, the hyphen
ends up as a different character.

And indeed, when I posted my issue to the STC LW email list, you replied
suggesting Inconsolata-dz; do you know whether the hyphen copies-and-pastes
correctly?

-Monique

>
> I recently laid out a 540-page (A4) text--a Cisco CCNA exam guide--that
> used Inconsolata-dz for all its coding using FrameMaker and Acrobat Pro
> without any problem. It is my normal monospaced typeface.
>
>
http://nodnod.net/2009/feb/12/adding-straight-single-and-double-quotes-incon
sola/
>
> Gary


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