Wed Feb 28, 2007 6:58 pm Post
Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:02 am Post
Sean Coffee wrote:the ratty way FD presents courier was driving me insane. ... I'm really not looking forward to living in Final Draft again. Really, they should be embarrassed.
Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:31 pm Post
Sean Coffee wrote:the reason I started looking around at all is because staring at the ratty way FD presents courier was driving me insane.
Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:38 pm Post
popcornflix wrote:Also, the reason that some people don't like Courier Final Draft is that some PC printers substitute a particularly light version of Courier, instead of downloading the actual font. So the script looks anemic. That's a printer problem that can be solved with better drivers, not a font problem.
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:59 am Post
gerry wrote:I print to a Canon Pixma iP4000 via OS X 10.4.8, and I've always felt that the Courier Final Draft looked anemic. I wonder if this can be improved?
How exactly do you solve this with better drivers?
Sat Mar 03, 2007 6:10 pm Post
popcornflix wrote:If all three look the same, your printer is substituting all fonts [...] Or, you could come to grips with the sad revelation that Courier Final Draft is the font-of-the-realm, and get used to it.
Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:19 pm Post
gerry wrote:Courier Final Draft is lighter than Courier. I've just always found Courier Final Draft to be somewhat anemic looking.
Sat Mar 03, 2007 10:53 pm Post
popcornflix wrote:CFD uses the same medium stroke weight, so it should be heavier than Courier.
Sun Mar 04, 2007 12:30 am Post
Sun Mar 04, 2007 7:54 am Post
Tue Mar 06, 2007 11:54 pm Post
Don't get me started on Final Draft.
Company's gone straight to hell, too, if you ask me.
Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:21 am Post
Sean Coffee wrote:I can't understand their lack of responsiveness to the needs of the professional writer.
Sean Coffee wrote:The last email from them said that full screen wasn't slated for FD8, but might be addressed by FD9!! Which is awesome -- I can write full screen in the back of my flying car on my way to my 75th high school reunion.
Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:46 am Post
Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:08 am Post
That means the software ships on the announced date, whether it has bugs or not. So earlier adopters are actually beta-testers.
Their latest move was to buy a screenwriting magazine and a screenwriting expo
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