Re: Apple .notdef glyph

From: Tex Texin (
Date: Thu Nov 07 2002 - 20:38:43 EST

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    Makes sense. That's what my TV screen looked like every time a low
    flying plane flew overhead, before we had cable.

    So it represents one more definition:

    1) character not encoded,
    2) glyph not found
    3) lost signal


    Tom Gewecke wrote:
    > >Apple's LastResort font uses a rounded box for all of its glyphs,
    > >with letters and other things inside them. The Last Resort .notdef
    > >glyph has a number of backslash diagonals filling the interior of the
    > >rounded box. Quite effective.
    > If anyone would like to see exactly what this looks like, check
    > This much enlarged. At size 12 of course much of the detail is lost.

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