Monthly Archives: December 2003

Microsoft's Font Properties Extension

If you work a lot with fonts, you’ll probably be interested in Microsoft’s Font Properties Extension, which will run under Windows 95 or higher (sorry, Mac users). The extension makes it possible to display information about a font’s origin, copyright, and licensing; its hinting and smoothing; whether or not the font can be embedded in […]

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Fixing All Caps in Text

The newsletter a couple of weeks ago featured a macro that would set all headings in a Word document in true title case, with articles and prepositions lowercased. But what if you have a document in which an author has typed other stuff in all caps–author names in footnotes, or book titles in body text? […]

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