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Who is the greater expert on Gothic script, the Unicode committee or a scribe from the fifth century writing in his native language? The Unicode committee without a doubt. They have the benefit of hindsight and can look at manuscripts from different regions produced over many centuries. However, wh...
That is an amazing amount of improvements. Well done! A shocking number of mistakes, more like! However, the amazing improvements in FontCreator do make it easier to spot them. "How long does it take to make a font?" Perhaps an hour. "How long does it take to make a perfect font?&quo...
- Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:07 pm
- Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
- Topic: Comparing fonts
- Replies: 7
- Views: 844
Bhikkhu Pesala's solution is what I used when trying to decide on which stencil font to use. By typing in the exact message I would make, it was easy to discard fonts with no numbers, only caps, difficult to hand cut, etc. http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag56/DaveCrosby/Fonts/MaintypeTagSearch-0...
- Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:09 am
- Forum: Identify a Font
- Topic: Can anyone please help with this font name? I've searched for days..
- Replies: 4
- Views: 193
cas3 wrote:Oh wow! You are wonderful! Thank you so very much!
Yes he is! He has the correct answers before the rest of us get started.
I just tried : Aesop's Life Illustrated: http://www.datafilehost.com/download-ec39f221.html Life Font: http://www.datafilehost.com/download-1bdd723e.html and received this message: Welcome to the NEW DATAFILEHOST.COM! We're sorry for the inconvenience but the page that you are looking for has been r...
- Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:51 pm
- Forum: MainType - Tutorials and Solutions
- Topic: Capacity Report
- Replies: 5
- Views: 2502
I now have 148,019 fonts in my library. I lost my computer last year and just recently got around to re-loading Main Type on my new one. I wanted to hand cut a stencil for my mail box. The " Tag Search " Works GREAT! Using MainType I was able to quickly isolate 55 stencil fonts from my 14...
- Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:36 pm
- Forum: Type Design
- Topic: Johnston Sans: The Tube typeface that changed everything
- Replies: 2
- Views: 2982
The first 4 times I tried the link I got error messages. Idiotically I tried a fifth time - and it worked! Some of the article is below. http://ichef-1.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/CE48/production/_88980825_edwardjohnston,designforanalphabet,1916-v-ae471936.victoriaandalbertmuseum,london-ed..jpg ht...