Fontware

Fontware

An earlier font generator for various DOS applications from Bitstream Inc., Cambridge, MA (www.bitstream.com) which included a library of typeface outlines in normal, italic, bold and bold italic weights. FontWare was discontinued in favor of newer scalable font technologies. See font scaler.
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Educational Fontware Inc., 1425 Cowgill Ave., Bellingham, 601439079
Digital document solutions provider Fontware has launched its Windows Stationery Manager for printing forms, logos, signatures and symbols.
The program also contains Bitstream Fontware, which produces high-quality output in any font style or size.
GOING BEYOND THE BASICS: BITSTREAM FONTWARE STARTER KIT
Bitstream also makes Fontware Starter Kits for other programs.
One is a "generic" user's manual that applies to all fontware starter kits regardless of the program.
Fontware works with all releases of WordPerfect 5.1.
The manuals also recommend reducing the size of the printers file prior to installing Fontware by using WordPerfect's PTR program.
Using WordPerfect 5.0 and the Swiss Roman 08pt font of Bitstream fontware 3.0, we were able to reduce die number of pages, for example, from 144 to 66 for a tide catalog.
I had to work from my 5.0 printer file, but a new version of the Bitstream Fontware program compatible with 5.1 should be released before this review appears.
As a registered owner of WordPerfect 5.0, I called the company's 800 line in Utah for my free (US$10.00 handling fee) Bitstream Fontware starter package.
The Fontware software consumes over 2 M of disk space and can be deleted after preparing all the fonts you might need.