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Orange arrow I have Final Draft 8 on Mac OS x 10.11 (El Capitan) and the formatting / pagination is messed up.

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  El Capitan places the Courier Final Draft font in a location that Final Draft 8 -- an old program -- doesn't know about. This can result in formatting and pagination changes. If you have installed FD8 on a 10.11 (El Capitan) computer or have upgraded a computer running an older version of OS X to ...
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Orange arrow Download the updated Courier Final Draft font

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  Macintosh Open Macintosh HD > Library > Fonts and Control+click on Courier Final Draft, then choose Get Info. If it is something other than Version 3.5x, you'll need to update the font. Drag this font to the Trash and empty the Trash. NOTE: You must delete the font this way before you copy ...
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Tagged: font, Courier


Orange arrow How do I change a whole script to another font?

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  The WRONG way: Highlight your entire script; Go to Format > Font and choose another font. If you do it this way, only the selected text will be changed and all typing you do after this point will still be in the old font. The RIGHT way: Go to Format > Elements (in FD10 / 9 for Wind...
Tagged: font, Courier


Orange arrow I can't find or use a certain foreign letter or symbol.

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  If you do not see the character you need in this table, unfortunately you will not be able to use it in Final Draft. There may also, depending on your operating system, be characters in this table that do not paste into or display correctly in Final Draft. The complete Courier Final Draft font set...
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Orange arrow Can I use Cyrillic, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Farsi, Asian or other foreign (non-Latin) fonts in Final Draft?

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  Whether you have pasted a foreign-language character into Final Draft or have switched to a foreign-language font set, Final Draft will most likely not be able to display it properly. Most foreign fonts are Unicode or multi-byte character fonts, but Final Draft software can only use TrueType singl...
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Orange arrow I selected a font different from Final Draft's default, but it won't change.

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  Final Draft for Windows uses only single-byte TrueType or OpenType fonts. Although other kinds of fonts may appear in the font list, only single-byte TrueType or OpenType fonts can work. TrueType fonts have a TT icon next to them; OpenType fonts have the two-color O icon. Also, be aware that man...
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Orange arrow I often use ellipses (. . .) but I can't find a symbol for it.

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  If you use Final Draft or AV for Windows, click HERE for instructions on inserting accent marks or symbols into a script. If you use Final Draft or AV for Mac, click HERE for instructions on inserting accent marks or symbols into a script. NOTE that Final Draft doesn't support Unicode and other k...
Orange arrow Does Final Draft support the Courier Prime font?

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  You can use Courier Prime or other third-party fonts, but we don't recommend it. Setting a script in a different font almost always causes a change in the page count, especially when the script is sent to a computer that doesn't have that font installed. This is true even if the font is in the Cour...
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