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  Porting Fonts Across Platforms:
Number 6C

Porting Mac® TrueType® Fonts To The PC With PC TransType
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7. The legend panel summary under the destination list indicates Mac OS Roman encoding for the converted font. This is the default destination encoding (chosen by the "Default Mac fonts codepage" preference . . . more here). Since this will be a PC font, the destination encoding is incorrect. We can fix this by overriding the defaults.

8. Click the small arrow to the right of the destination font. From the "Codepage" selection in the menu, choose "MS Windows 1252 Latin 1" for the destination encoding.

9. Now when you examine the summary in the legend panel, you will see that the encoding is correct. The importance of getting the right encoding is mentioned here. The font is now ready to convert.

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