rebecca officer wrote: 

> Got it!!
> For anyone else who wants to do the same, the solution was:
> 1. Close FM.
> 2. Back up maker.ini, then in the [WindowsToFrameFontAliases] 
> section of maker.ini, replace this line:
> Courier, Italic, *=Courier, Oblique, *, Regular with this line:
> Courier, Italic, *=CourierItalic, Oblique, *, Regular
> This makes FM call the italics Courier font "CourierItalic".

Well, that's both more clever and cheaper than buying Fontographer! :-)

> 3. Open FM. Define the character tag to use CourierItalic 
> instead of Courier.
> Thanks very much for your help, Richard. There's no way I'd 
> have worked it out by myself. And once I had more of an idea 
> what to google for, I found a post by Shlomo Perets that was 
> very helpful too, so Shlomo, if you're reading this, thanks too.

I'm glad my rather shaky memory provided enough hints to put you on the
right track. 


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom

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