[thelist] mac and windows font problem

Chris Price chris.price at stl.org
Mon Mar 11 04:03:01 CST 2002

As the fella said 'I wouldn't start from here'

You have a file compressed in Mac format.
The designer will have a Windows version of Stuffit Expander but you should
be able get one from the Aladdin site. He could also have zipped it.

If you could expand a mac font you wouldn't be able to get it to work on a

PSD files are brilliant but your designer should have rasterized the font
before he sent it to you.

Fonts are the bain of designers' lives especially when sharing files.

If you want to get in touch with me I'll see if I can help.

I work on a Mac and have quite a few fonts at my disposal
chris.price at stl.org


> > I'm doing my first site for a private client, and a
> > font problem cropped up: I got the font used in the
> > PSD's from the designer, but it is a .sit file (for
> > mac) and I'm on windows. I have searched for the font,
> > but it is a payable font. I just need to make small
> > changes, so I was hoping I could convert the font from
> > .sit to .tt??
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