ATM vs. TrueType

Subject: ATM vs. TrueType
From: John -dot- Cornellier -at- PARIS -dot- IE -dot- PHILIPS -dot- COM
Date: Mon, 26 May 1997 12:17:11 +0200

Using Windows & Frame should one use ATM or Truetype? Or both?

When I print to PostScript files Frame4 docs containing TT fonts, the kerning
goes funny (peculiar, not haha). If I reformat with Adobe, same everything else:
kerning is correct. Maybe it's the driver & not the font?

TT comes with Windows, no need to buy ATM, & it's more widespread. TT has better
screen fonts too IME (in my experience).

BTW, I just installed an HP LJ 5MP printer driver, which includes HP's Fontsmart
TM. I didn't find out till it was too late that Fontsmart disables ATM V2.5. The
non-compatibility is known & is described in the .HLP. Too bad SETUP.EXE didn't
check ATM ver & put up a warning. Byebye Fontsmart till I upgrade ATM, if ever.

Should I stick with ATM, & if so should I upgrade it? What considerations for
Win32, Word, RoboHelp, & Frame5?

John -dot- Cornellier -at- paris -dot- ie -dot- philips -dot- com

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