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ArcView uses the Intellifonts from the Agfa division of Miles, Inc. Intellifonts provide high quality character patterns and font metrics in various imaging formats using on-demand font scaling and bit map generation. Agfa uses the Font Access and Interchange format (FAIS) for its Intellifont products.
Any FAIS format font can be loaded into ArcView by following the steps described in this document.
Requires DOS diskette containing the FAIS format font, IBM compatible PC, Intellifont font loading software and UNIX ArcInfo
Extracting and reformatting of fonts from a FAIS is done with Intellifonts LOADER program that is included in the $ARCHOME/fonts/loader directory.
The program CHGLIB, provided in the same directory, is used to change the byte order of the font file for non-byte swapped systems such as the SUN, HP, and IBM RS-6000.
Refer to the ArcInfo Workstation Help ArcDoc for a more detailed description of this procedure. The ArcInfo Extended ArcInfo Font Library package from Agfa that includes additional Intellipoint fonts is not officially supported in ArcView.
These are MS DOS programs that must be transferred and run on a PC. The font library is actually built on a PC and then tranferred to your UNIX ArcView system.