Re: Type writer

Subject: Re: Type writer
From: David Dvorkin <dvorkin -at- BOLIX -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 1997 11:03:03 -0600

Conrad Taylor wrote:

>Here's a fun effect that simulates a damaged type lever. Select,
>let's say, a letter 's' and use the Alt-Arrow key combination
>to nudge it up or down a bit. Then Copy Special -> Character
>Format. Then go into 'Find', search for the letter s, set replace
>to Change By Pasting, and replace throughout the document. Bingo,
>all the letter s's in the document are nudged.

That's great, Conrad! Fiendishly clever.

>But the typewriter effect that I don't think one can so easily
>manage is that one where you've applied the typewriter correction
>fluid over a mistake and then typed over it before it has dried

Some fiddling with the character designer might accomplish
this, but you couldn't then do a global replacement.

David Dvorkin
Qualix Group
Boulder Development Ctr.
mailto:dvorkin -at- bolix -dot- com

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