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WEFT 3 release notes


WEFT wizard

screen capture You can run the WEFT wizard by selecting 'Run wizard...' from the 'Tools' menu or clicking the 'Wizard' button. By default, the wizard is launched automatically each time you launch WEFT. Selecting 'Tools', 'Options' and modifying the WEFT settings, lets you disable the automatic wizard launch.

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The WEFT Wizard walks you through the following steps:

  1. Prompts you for your name and e-mail address.
  2. Builds a list of your Web pages.
  3. Analyzes the use of fonts within these pages.
  4. Lets you choose which fonts to embed and modify their character subsets.
  5. Creates font objects that can only be used on the Web sites you specify.
  6. Modifies local copies of your pages to link to the font objects and lets you publish these amended pages to your Web server.

screen capture Each of these stages may also be accessed from the 'Tools' menu at any time.

A brief overview of the wizard screens

An overview of each wizard screen is provided here. Detailed explanations of each wizard screen will be added.


Set user information

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On this screen you should enter your name and email address. This information is written into the <STYLE> section of each Web page that links to the embedded font objects you create. The 'Digital IS' section is reserved for future use. More details...


Add Web pages

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On the following screen you can tell WEFT which Web pages you'd like it to analyze for font usage. These pages can be located on a live Web site, intranet site or network or local drive. More details...


Analyze Web pages

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The next screen explains the page analysis process and gives you the option to skip this step if you wish. During the page analysis process the characters used on each page are identified in terms of their font, style and Unicode value. More details...


Fonts to embed

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On this screen you are presented with WEFTs page analysis. You can choose which fonts to embed and modify the list of characters (the subset) contained in each font object. More details...


Create font objects

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On this screen tell you can tell WEFT where to place the font objects it's about to create and the addresses from which Web pages can use the font objects. More details...


Publish Web pages

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On this screen tell you can tell WEFT where to place the font objects it's about to create and the addresses from which Web pages can use the font objects. More details...


Finished!

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This page lets you know that the upload of modified pages to your Web site, network or local drive was successful. More details...



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WEFT 3 release notes
Microsoft Typography | ...on the Web | ...embedding | Microsoft WEFT 3