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I just sent this off to Macintouch to be posted in the next few days but I thought I'd share my observations with my fellow Canadians first. What follows is my report on Font Book, the font management application included in Mac OS X10.3 "Panther".

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[ July 17, 2003, 08:29 AM: Message edited by: ehMax ]
 

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The Font Panel you see in Jaguar is ONLY for Cocoa applications. Word X is a carbon app so that does not apply.

Things may change now that Carbon apps can access Cocoa APIs (if I remember correctly) however it will take some time (if ever) for developers to use what is given to them.

Font Book is a font management (ala Suitcase 10 or font Reserve) that will be included in Panther. My report just shows that even though Apple is including such an application does not mean that everyone will be happy and be able to use it. So far only InDesign and Cocoa applications behave as expected. Those still clinging to Quark will be SOL but others apps I gather will require a small update. Don't hold your breath for Quark though.

[ July 17, 2003, 12:06 AM: Message edited by: MacGenius ]
 
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