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Hi there,

last time I used VWX 2008 on a mac, I could select editable text and choose to go into Outline mode, where just the outline of the text was visible.

Now I am on a PC running windows 7 and using Fundamentals 2012, I can no longer find this command...

Is it still possible to achieve this font style? or is this just a mac thing?

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Thanks Michael, seems a shame. I think a workaround may be to use a specific outline only true type font for now. Will try to find one when I get a minute.

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If you don't need the letters to be text anymore you can get a similar effect by using

Text > TrueType to Polyline

hth

mk

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Just discovered this!

Shameful!!

 

I wonder why this would be?  Do Macs and PCs really handle fonts that differently? 

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2 minutes ago, Tom Klaber said:

I wonder why this would be?  Do Macs and PCs really handle fonts that differently? 

 

Extremely in my experience.

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ha.  Yeah - that is a nifty trick that I am sad to loose.  

Please do not make it high on anybody's list though - bigger fish to fry. 

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Seem like laziness to be honest. Paragraphs look completely different from Mac to PC. Spacing, width... Other software handles this well without rasterizing, photoshop, illustrator, even Cinema 4D in which you can have 3d text without rasterizing it and handles outline. What's worse is that I had text in Outline and once you're in PC you can't put it to normal and it looks good so I don't know if it's a matter of font handling.

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