Return postscript font name quickly


Using CS2, is there not a quicker way to get the postscript name of a font than looping over all installed fonts and comparing names?

function gimmePostScriptFontName(f)
  numOfFonts = app.fonts.length;
  for (var i = 0, numOfFonts; i < numOfFonts; i++)
    fnt = app.fonts[i].name;

    if (f == fnt)
      return app.fonts[i].postScriptName;


For future reference:

var myLayer = app.activeDocument.layers[0]; // top layer
// just make sure it's a text layer :)

var myFont = app.fonts.getByName(myLayer.textItem.font).name;

Answered By – Ghoul Fool

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