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Orange arrow When I try to install FD8 on my Mac, the installer quits after I enter my Mac password.

  If you had a previous version of Final Draft on the computer, it's possible that the operating system is not allowing the installer to overwrite a locked copy of the Courier Final Draft font that's already there. Go to Macintosh HD > Library > Fonts to see if the Courier Final Draft font is ...
Posted in: Installing

Orange arrow Download the updated Courier Final Draft font

  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 ...
Posted in: Fonts
Tagged: font, Courier

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

  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 How can I change a script's formatting?

  If you need to change any of the attributes of any of the elements that comprise a script, go to Format > Elements (Format > Element Settings in FD10 / 9 for Windows). Here you will find controls and settings for each element (Scene Heading, Character Name, Dialogue, etc.). Settings for keyb...
Posted in: Basic Functions

Orange arrow Final Draft 7 on OS X crashes on launch or when I try to activate.

  Final Draft 7 is not compatible with Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or 10. 7 (Lion). It is supported on 10.4.11 - 10.6.8. NOTE: All support for Final Draft 7, including software activation, has been discontinued. You may find s...
Tagged: font, FD6, Courier, FD7, crash

Orange arrow Can I use Cyrillic, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Farsi, Asian or other foreign (non-Latin) fonts in Final Draft?

  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...
Posted in: Fonts

Orange arrow When I try to install Final Draft 7 onto my Mac, I get an error message saying it can't install library fonts.

  Final Draft 7 is not supported on Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or 10.7 (Lion), it's too old. If you need to run Final Draft on a computer with one of these operating systems, you will want to upgrade to FD10, which is compatib...
Posted in: Error Messages

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