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Install free fonts from an iTunes AppleScript package System
I was partaking in Applescript deliciousness when I discovered that Apple was handing out 25 free fonts in an iTunes AppleScript package. Here's a preview of what's in the package...

If you decide you'd like them, head over to Apple's Scriptable Applications page, and click the Download link in the iTunes Scripts for Mac OS 10.1 section of the page.

Whoo, free fonts!

[robg adds: Once you've expanded the archive, you'll find the fonts in the AppleWorks 6.2.2 Stuff -> ITC Fonts folder. Just copy them to ~/Library/Fonts to put them to good use. Why there's an AppleWorks folder with 25 fonts inside an iTunes scripting package is a good question to ask ... ... I have no answers, of course, but it's still a good question!]
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Install free fonts from an iTunes AppleScript package
Authored by: fm on Apr 11, '03 11:03:26AM

The AppleWorks stuff is there because some of the scripts use AW to make CD Covers, if i recall correctly.



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Install free fonts from an iTunes AppleScript package
Authored by: dilleet on Apr 11, '03 11:52:21AM

The fonts are in an Appleworks folder for using in scripts that create CD labels from templates

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Install free fonts from an iTunes AppleScript package
Authored by: uid73397 on Apr 11, '03 12:06:43PM

That is correct. This script has been there for some time now. The scripts themselves are nice too.



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AppleWorks files are templates (and use included fonts)
Authored by: the_webmaestro on Apr 11, '03 12:20:34PM
An article on MacCentral mentions the purpose of these fonts & AppleWorks files:
http://maccentral.macworld.com/news/2001/12/20/itunesscripts/
Here's the relevant excerpt:
Do you have Apple's productivity suite AppleWorks installed? The "Build CD Tray Insert" script will automatically extract your selected iTunes playlist to an AppleWorks template (also included). Several different styles of templates are included, and they install as a new AppleWorks Starting Points tab. The templates are designed to be printed using Avery CD tray insert labels. Twenty-five ITC fonts are also included in the collection to help you customize the look of your tray inserts. An Add to iTunes Library droplet application is also included.

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Install free fonts from an iTunes AppleScript package
Authored by: Han Solo on Apr 11, '03 01:14:54PM
Why ~/Library/Fonts/ instead of /Library/Fonts? Share the love!

(And the best part: the fonts list is automatically updated in Cocoa apps without having to quit and relaunch -- or at least that was true for TextEdit!)

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Using textedit?
Authored by: Anonymous on Apr 11, '03 04:17:14PM

Does anyone know of a script that will let you export a playlist as a text file to text edit? I don't have appleworks and don't want to pay for it when i don't really need it. I thought about just replacing appleworks with textedit in the script, but it still needs the template. Sorry that this is a bit off topic.



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Using textedit?
Authored by: JohnnyMnemonic on Apr 11, '03 07:44:53PM

How about iTunes->File->Export [Song List] [Library]? Song list gives you a list as a .txt, Library gives you a list as a .xml.



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Using textedit?
Authored by: microtera on Apr 12, '03 06:13:29PM

http://www.malcolmadams.com/itunes/index.shtml



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Using textedit?
Authored by: joestalin on Apr 13, '03 06:15:35PM

You can also select the tracks you want in iTunes, copy, and paste into the text-editing app of your choice.



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Using textedit?
Authored by: damoncampagna on Apr 15, '03 04:21:46AM

Yeah, believe it or not simple cutting and pasting works, no need for a 3rd party app.

For best results, ctrl-click (or right-click) on the catagory bar in the song listing window. The pop-up which controls what track info shows comes up. Just turn off everything except "artist" (and "time" if you're so inclined.) Then just "select all" and paste it into TextExit or Word, whatever.



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Install free fonts from an iTunes AppleScript package
Authored by: billbarstad on Apr 11, '03 08:05:56PM

Fantastic! These look great; thanks for the hint!



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