How can I tell my client (using a Mac) to view Greek fonts
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Arben Seva  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Jul 24, 2003

I have a small doc file in greek made in PC but the client uses Mac and he doesn't have greek fonts installed. Any idea how to send him the file? i suggested pdf file from where he can copy paste the text but he says he is not able to do that. Any idea will help. Thanks in advance.

 

RWSTranslation
Germany
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Character coding conversion Jul 24, 2003

Hello,

you have to convert the character coding. There are a tool from URW ++ (www.urwpp.de) named convertex, which can do this.

Hans


 

RWSTranslation
Germany
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greek fonts on mac Jul 24, 2003

Hello,

and don't forget, that your client needs a greek fonts on his mac

Hans


 

Maria Nicholas (X)  Identity Verified
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Needs to install Greek fonts/keyboard for Mac Jul 25, 2003

Hi,

As a Greek-American freelance translator and avid Mac user, this topic has caused me a lot of frustration over the years. icon_frown.gif

The bottom line is this: Macintoshes do not have a Greek language system built in like the PC does. Therefore, the user will definitely need to install Greek fonts and, preferably, a Greek keyboard system to view the document. (BTW, web pages cannot be viewed without the proper fonts either.)

The following site is an excellent resource:

http://www.hri.org/fonts/mac/

Hope this helps!

Maria


 


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