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Access OpenType Font Features

OpenType fonts (.otf) often have special features, such as swashes and alternate characters, that are accessible in any app that uses the OS X font panel, including Pages and TextEdit. To access them, type and select your text, press Command-T to open the font panel, and then choose Typography from the Actions pop-up menu. That shows the Typography panel, where you can toggle available options for the font and characters you've selected.

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Ross Brown <ross@bnr.ca> writes in regard to the Usenet Macintosh Programming Awards mentioned in TidBITS-278:

I'll point out, as I did to those present at the awards ceremony at WWDC, that all of this year's winners are from outside the U.S. This adds some substance to Apple's claim that the Macintosh is a growing force in global computing.

 

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