Please Make "Get Union of Contours" or Bold Smarter

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RickDe
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Please Make "Get Union of Contours" or Bold Smarter

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This feature would be extra powerful if it was a bit smarter.

After running the Bold Glyph Transformer, it will overlap areas and sometimes make pretty crazy paths. Generally it works pretty well but very often needs individual curves to be cleaned up which the "Validate" feature detects well.

A combination of Simplify + Union or Union + Simplify works very well for cleaning up corners most of the time.

If a character has multiple corners that have gone crazy due to bolding or italicizing, it will just destroy the character if a Union is applied. It will sometimes completely disappear. Add Before and After point count detection, and there should be a way to tell when this happens.
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Re: Please Make "Get Union of Contours" or Bold Smarter

Post by Erwin Denissen »

This might work, so I have added it to our to-do list. Thank you for this nifty suggestion!
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