Schoolhouse Fonts - Compatible Programs

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OpenType Compatible Systems and Programs

Our SmartFonts 6.x will work in the following programs when contextual alternates are enabled in the program:

Mac OS 10.5 – 10.7
– TextEdit, Pages ’09
– Microsoft Word 2008 and above
– Adobe CS4 and above:
  Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
– works with other programs that
 
support OpenType advanced features
Windows Vista – 7
– Microsoft Word 2010
– Microsoft Publisher 2010
– Adobe CS4 and above:
  Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Windows XP (limited compatibility)
– Microsoft Publisher 2010 (will not work in Word 2010 on XP)
– Adobe CS4 and above: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

TrueType Compatible Systems and Programs

Schoolhouse Fonts TrueType versions 4.x and 5.x for Windows; 5.x for Mac OS X.

What programs do I need to have?

Windows: Windows XP, Vista or 7; Microsoft Word 2002 – 2010 to use the vLetter Toolbar for Word. Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later is needed to view the user guide.
Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.6.

What programs does Schoolhouse Fonts work with?

– Microsoft Word 2002 – 2010 for Windows
– Windows WordPad and Notepad
– Microsoft Word 2004 – 2011 for Mac
– TextEdit, AppleWorks, and Pages for Mac
– Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat (Mac or Windows)
– Adobe InDesign for Windows
– Adobe InDesign CS3 or later for Mac OS X (CS2 and earlier versions are buggy on Macs)
– Adobe Flash (as reported by other customers)
– QuarkXPress 7.0 (Mac or Windows)

What programs does Schoolhouse Fonts NOT work with?

– WordPerfect versions after version 8 have conflicts with vLetter fonts. We recommend using Microsoft Word.
– QuarkXPress version 6.x is very problematic.
– Microsoft Publisher (2007 and earlier) has difficulty with some of the characters for TrueType fonts. We recommend using Microsoft Word or InDesign for Windows.
– InDesign CS1 and CS2 are very buggy in Mac OS X.
– “Open” Office programs: many open source freeware programs are works in progress and may contain bugs that need to be resolved.

What about printers?
– We cannot recommend a specific brand or model of printer.
– A few people have reported problems printing on the HP P1005, P1006 and P1505 models of laser printers.