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  Porting Fonts Across Platforms:
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Porting Mac® Type 1 Fonts To The PC With Mac FontLab®
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10. Now we can handle the encoding. The default encoding for imported fonts is "Imported". We need to change this.

11. Select the encoding options from the toolbar on the font window. In FontLab there are two encoding modes - Names encoding mode and Unicode encoding mode. We want to put FontLab into Names encoding mode because the converted font will be PostScript® Type 1. The Unicode encoding mode button must be retracted to be in names encoding mode (shown below). We also want to select Windows ANSI encoding from the drop-down list of available encoding tables. Perform the following steps shown in the diagram below. For a more complete explanation of encoding and why it is important, click here.

12. In FontLab, you can generate fonts using the encoding that is displayed in the font window. FontLab is now ready to create the actual PC Type 1 font.

13. Click File > Save As....


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