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Re: incompatibilities in font name specification

From: Paton J. Lewis <palewis@Adobe.COM>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 09:47:34 -0700
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To: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon <petilon@yahoo.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

The beta release of the Adobe SVG Viewer only supports PostScript names for 
fonts. The next release of the Viewer will support both PostScript names 
and "menu" names (the font names that the system usually displays for you 
in font selection dialogs).


At 09:34 AM 5/21/00 , Apu Nahasapeemapetilon wrote:
>Some fonts have blanks in their names.
>   font-family:Comic Sans MS;
>The above works OK with IBM SVGView. But Adobe's
>viewer doesn't like it. Adobe viewer only works if
>you remove blanks:
>   font-family:ComicSansMS;
>But now the IBM viewer doesn't like it!
>What to do?
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Paton J. Lewis
Adobe Systems
Received on Wednesday, 24 May 2000 12:44:09 UTC

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