US Patent No: 5,877,776

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Method and system for supporting multiple font formats by a font scaler sub-system

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A method and system for allowing scalers to support multiple font formats in a graphics system that processes data having a specified font format. The method and system includes actively registering each of the scalers with a font scaler manager by specifying a primary font format and one or more secondary font formats that are supported by each of the scalers. The font scaler manager then selects one of the scalers to process the data by finding a match between the specified font format and the primary font formats registered by the scalers. If a match is not found, then one of the scalers is selected by finding a match between the specified font format and the secondary font formats registered by the scalers.

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APPLE INC.CUPERTINO, CA16468

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Beaman, Alexander B Cupertino, CA 21 372
Reed, Michael R Chapel Hill, NC 11 258

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