^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Quote:>In an effort to find an unused font ID number for a new font I'd designed
>("Woodside", to appear soon in .mac.binaries), I went through the task of
>listing (a bunch of) fonts by name and by ID number. The new Font/DA
>Movers now transparently change font ID's to avoid conflict, ...
Are you sure about this? If the new Font/DA mover indeed changes the IDs of
fonts, without notifying the user, then there is a potential for
compatibility problems. If you take a font with, let's say, ID 230, and you
install it in a System file with no existing FONT 230, then, no problem.
But if you install it into a System file that already has FONT 230 it it,
then the ID of the newly installed font will be changed. Documents
formatted under this System in the newly-installed font will appear in a
different font when displayed under the other System, and documents
formatted under the system that has the font intact will be displayed in the
font with same ID (which is a different font) under the System with the