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Font Explorer gives you access to all the characters in your fonts.
Font Explorer gives you access to all the characters in your fonts. A zooming feature lets you see all the details of the glyphs. The keystrokes required to produce specific characters are displayed. A text entry field lets you preview and copy text in the selected font and style. Font Explorer also features a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) font list, supports various text encodings, lets you copy glyphs as pictures, prints font preview pages and more. Enjoy!
Here are some key features of "Font Explorer":
See all the glyphs in your fonts.
Font Explorer's Glyph mode lets you see all the glyphs in your fonts, even those that are not mapped to characters.
Copy glyph outlines as pictures.
You can copy glyph outlines as PDF B?zier paths and paste them in a drawing application.
See the characters' full names.
Font Explorer shows the full name of the selected character. This is especially useful when trying to distinguish between characters that look the same, such as the degree sign (°) and the masculine ordinal indicator (?).
Print font preview pages.
You can print a preview page for the selected font and style. Preview pages show what a font looks like when used for writing text.
Display various character sets.
You can see all the characters available in character sets such as ISO Latin 1, Mac OS Roman, ASCII, Unicode and more. You can also choose to see only a specific range of the Unicode character set. This feature is especially useful for webmasters and people who work on multiple platforms.
Quickly find the font you are looking for.
The Go To Font command shows a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) font list that you can quickly pick from.
Quickly jump to any Unicode character.
The Go To Character command lets you quickly jump to any Unicode character in a font.
Change the size of the text in the text entry field.
The new Size menu lets you set the size of the text in the text entry field.
Use Mac OS X's Font Panel to select a font.
The Mac OS X Font Panel is now fully supported in Font Explorer.
Browse multiple fonts simultaneously.
You can now open multiple Font Explorer windows and have each of them display a different font and style.
Quickly copy characters and text to the clipboard.
The Copy Character and Copy Text buttons make it quicker to copy the selected character or the contents of the text entry field to the clipboard.
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A new “Glyph” mode shows all the glyphs in a font, even glyphs that are not mapped to characters.
Glyph outlines can be copied as pictures and pasted in a drawing application.
The full name of each character is now displayed.
Font Explorer can now print font preview pages.
The character grid can display various character sets, including Unicode, ASCII, Mac OS Roman, ISO Latin 1 and more.
A new “Go To Font” dialog features a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) font list that lets you quickly find the font you are looking for.
A new “Go To Character” dialog lets you quickly jump to any Unicode character in a font.
A new “Size” menu lets you set the font size of the text entry field.
Mac OS X's Font Panel is now supported.
Font Explorer now lets you browse multiple fonts simultaneously.
User Interface Enhancements
The “Character Info” and “Unicode Info” tabs were replaced with a single information pane.
The icon and name of the currently selected keyboard layout are now displayed.
The toolbar was replaced with always-visible popup menus.
The Copy Character and Copy Text buttons are back in the main window.
The Font Explorer window now has a brushed metal look.
Selecting a Unicode range now displays only the characters in that range instead of jumping to the start of the range in the Unicode grid.
The Artistic Techworks logo was removed from the main window.
Font Explorer's application icon and “About” dialog were changed.
The user interface was enhanced for Mac OS X 10.3 “Panther”. The window elements now appear correctly and a soft shadow is now visible under the glyphs in the zoom view.
The arrow keys now change the selected character.
Many keyboard shortcuts were added.
Performance improvements were made throughout the application.
Font Explorer now features an online help system that runs in Help Viewer.
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