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  Porting Fonts Across Platforms:
Number 8C

Porting Mac® Type 1 Fonts To The PC With PC TransType
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7. Let's backtrack a little and do a proper conversion. Clear the Mac printer font from the TransType window by clicking the "Clear" button (circled below).

8. This time drag and drop the Mac suitcase file into the TransType window.

9. This time the Mac suitcase has been dropped into the TransType window (suitcase icon circled below) so we know that the metrics will be included in the conversion. Next we need to check the encoding. It is unclear from the input specifications in the legend panel that TransType can detect the source encoding (below). This is because the font is inside the Mac suitcase. We'll have to open it and look inside (next step). More here on TransType's font input and output specifications.

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