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Helv/New Century Schlbk Bullet Prints as Yen Symbol

Article ID: Q101336
Creation Date: 11-JUL-1993
Revision Date: 14-OCT-1994 The information in this article applies to:

  • Macintosh system software versions 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 7.0, 7.1

SYMPTOMS


When you print to an Apple LaserWriter in Helvetica, Helvetica Narrow, or New Century Schoolbook, the bullet character and Japanese Yen symbol may print in place of one another. If the Bullet symbol (OPTION+8) is inserted, the Bullet character appears on the screen, but a Yen character is printed. If the Yen symbol (OPTION+Y) is inserted, the Yen character appears on the screen, but a bullet is printed.

CAUSE


This problem occurs because certain versions of the bitmapped (screen) font have these glyphs reversed.

NOTE: Glyph is the term for the description of the character of a font.

WORKAROUND


  • If the TrueType fonts have already been installed from the LaserWriter Install 5.0 disks, drag a single bitmap font (such as Helvetica 10 point) of each affected font (Helvetica, Helvetica Narrow, New Century Schoolbook) to the System Folder. The bitmap fonts re-encode the character codes to their correct characters in the FOND resource. The bitmap fonts can be found on any System 7 Fonts disk. -or-
  • This problem can also be corrected by dragging a different TrueType version of the affected fonts to the System Folder. Any version of TrueType fonts supplied with any Apple TrueType printer drivers can be used, except the fonts on the LaserWriter Install 5.0 disks.

MORE INFORMATION

When you print or display a particular glyph, Font Manager refers directly to the character that the glyph represents. Font Manager accesses an individual character by finding a character code (a hexadecimal number from $00 through $FF) in a lookup table. Font Manager then displays the glyph corresponding to that character code in the font of the currently selected font family.

The glyph for the bullet and the yen have been interchanged in the lookup table for the three TrueType fonts listed above.

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Additional reference words: 7.00 7.10 helv schlbk glyphs