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Install the Apple Garamond font System
I've always loved the Classic Apple Garamond font used for the text "Macintosh". It's a shame that Apple is moving away from it. Nonetheless, a full version of the font can be found at:

/System -> Library -> CoreServices -> SetupAssistant.app [Show Package Contents] -> Contents -> Resources -> Setup Assistant.dfont

Simply place a copy of the font in the /Library/Fonts folder, and you'll have it available! I renamed the font to Apple Garamond, since that's the name that shows up in the font selector panel...
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Actually a bastard font...
Authored by: Elander on Oct 07, '02 10:15:29AM

To a typographer the "Apple font" is actually a real example of desktop publishing at its worst...

It is simply the font "ITC Garamond" (Roman version) scaled to 70% width, thus totally distorting an already ugly typeface to make it virtually unusable to anyone (except Apple). I can remember when the option of scaling character widths first appeared in QuarkXPress (the first application on the Macintosh to support this "feature"), and it still makes me shudder.

Trivia:
In the beginning the scaling was done by cutting the text and pasting it to the Clipbook. When it was imported into PageMaker from the clipbook it could be placed as an image, thus making it possible to change the width/height ratio. Later it appeared as a real "font" (TrueType) called "Caramont" (copyright in typefaces only protects the name, not the letter shapes).



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Actually a bastard font...
Authored by: cpatch on Oct 07, '02 01:19:23PM

It may break the rules, but I've always liked it (and have used a scaled version of ITC Garamond in the past).

Craig



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no font, but an interesting sound
Authored by: a_wylie on Oct 07, '02 12:48:46PM

There is no font in my version of 10.1.5, but there is a very nice aiff file call intro-sound.aiff wich I don't ever remember my Mac playing to me.



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no font, but an interesting sound
Authored by: k2r on Oct 07, '02 01:21:56PM

Hi,

this is probably the sound your mac plays while leading you through
the setup after the first boot.
AFAIK it is a tune arranged by Kruder & Dorfmeister, a Vienna Dj Duo.
Their Albums are
G-Stoned
DJ-Kicks
The K&D Sessions

and I can really recommend any music of them I heard so far.

k2r



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no font, but an interesting sound
Authored by: a_wylie on Oct 08, '02 07:15:46AM

Thanks for the info, I'll check them out



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Garamond still availabel in Appleworks
Authored by: stukoch on Oct 07, '02 02:33:07PM

Garamond may have left many other Mac applications, but it is still alive and kicking in Appleworks. No modifications are nessercy (other then brushing Uncle Bill off your shoulder), just open Appleworks and viola!

-Stu



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Garamond still availabel in Appleworks
Authored by: Impish47 on Oct 07, '02 08:06:40PM

Garamond doesn't show up in my Appleworks menu. Also, the font used by Apple had been altered slightly, making it much more elegant.

I do see it where this hint said it would be, but I can't copy it or duplicate it or move it.

I changed the permissions in the get info, but that had no effect. One option in the Owner pop-up menu is "Me" followed by several icons of Kanji!!??!!

How did the poster/hinter move this font?



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Garamond still availabel in Appleworks
Authored by: vDog on Oct 07, '02 10:35:21PM

Put the font file appended with .dfont in username/Library/Fonts not the Systems folder.



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Garamond still unavailable
Authored by: Impish47 on Nov 06, '02 10:33:55AM

The font is now in the ~/Library/fonts folder, but it still doesn't show up anywhere. I tried changing the name to Garamond.dfont, but that didn't help. I'm still mystified.

Another question: what font is the finder's menubar in Jaguar? Is that Garamond?

thanks!



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