Properties - Extended

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The Extended page is used to alter the Additional Naming and Additional Font Styles fields. On the Font menu, click Properties, and then click the Extended tab.

Preferred Family (Windows only)

In Windows, the Family name is displayed in the font menu; the Subfamily name is presented as the Style name. For historical reasons, font families have contained a maximum of four styles, but font designers may group more than four fonts to a single family. The Preferred Family and Preferred Subfamily IDs allow font designers to include the preferred family/subfamily groupings. These IDs are only present if they are different from fields Font Family name and Font Subfamily name.

Preferred Subfamily (Windows only)

In Windows, the Family name is displayed in the font menu; the Subfamily name is presented as the Style name. For historical reasons, font families have contained a maximum of four styles, but font designers may group more than four fonts to a single family. The Preferred Family and Preferred Subfamily fields allow font designers to include the preferred family/subfamily groupings. These fields are only present if they are different from fields Font Family name and Font Subfamily name.

WWS Family

The WWS Family name *

WWS Subfamily

The WWS Subfamily name *

PostScript CID Findfont Name

Its presence in a font means that the Postscript name field in the Naming window holds a PostScript font name that is meant to be used with the "composefont" invocation in order to invoke the font in a PostScript interpreter.

This field must be restricted to the printable ASCII subset, codes 33 through 126, except for the 10 characters: '[', ']', '(', ')', '{', '}', '<', '>', '/', '%'.

Compatible Full (Macintosh only)

On the Macintosh, the menu name is constructed using the FOND resource. This usually matches the Full Name. If you want the name of the font to appear differently than the Full Name, you can insert the Compatible Full Name in this field.

Sample Text

This can be the font name, or any other text that the designer thinks is the best sample to display the font in.

 

*) For more information about WWS please visit our forums at http://forum.high-logic.com or visit this website: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/text/archive/2007/04/23/wpf-font-selection-model.aspx