screen font


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screen font

A font used for on-screen display. For true WYSIWYG systems, screen fonts must be matched as close as possible to the printer fonts. Contrast with printer font.
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Add-on packages such as Adobe Type Manager improved things quite a lot, but users still had to install a printer front and a screen font. Then they had to keep a program (e.g., ATMCTRL.EXE, for Adobe Type Manager) in memory at all times to manage the font displays and prints.
To build the screen font, Bruce selects the "Make Screen Fonts" command from the File menu.
Users are able to control the font for the body of the printout, the screen font, and font for the physician header, but cannot center or otherwise manipulate the header.
Following the instructions in the program, she installs the Old German screen font in her system using the Font/DA Mover and then drags the icons for the laser font and related AFM file (containing kerning tables) to the system folder.