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ok, i've just encountered a small bit of OT wierdness, that, being a generous guy, thought i'd share.
so i created some text in illy cs. the text included had some proportional oldstyle numerals set in an OT font. i printed it to pdf (as an illy editable file). all fine & dandy.
then i tried to select the text and paste it from the pdf into an HTML email.no joy: i got lots of little boxes. that's the first odd thing.
then, looking for a work-around, i opened the pdf in illy. all fine. tried to paste text from illy into same email. lots of little boxes.
finally, with a growing sense of disorientation, i changed the font in illy, from the OT font to another OT font. the numbers displayed fine, but still wouldn't paste out of the doc. i then changed the font to a non opentype font, and I actually got a string of question marks in illy.
i don't understand why the glyphs haven't been correctly substituted:/
to quote charlie parker: 'what in the WOOURLD is wrong here with ma opentype?'
any pointers appreciated.