Too Big To Work

Please try to keep all the discussions in the main forums on topic! If you have anything else, related to fonts, you want to share, please post it here!
Dick Pape
Top Typographer
Top Typographer
Posts: 1333
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2003 1:19 pm
Location: North Dallas, Texas

Too Big To Work

Postby Dick Pape » Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:45 am

When creating a new font from Art Nouveau images I arrived at this character which was verrrry slow to open (Edit). When it finally displayed some time later, I could see why -- Scroll down!
173900 points.jpg
173900 points.jpg (106.92 KiB) Viewed 2742 times
Those gray areas were thousands of tiny shapes. I don't believe those images are supposed to be faces, but I'll never find out...

I gave up on this character.

vanisaac
Top Typographer
Top Typographer
Posts: 337
Joined: Sun Mar 30, 2003 1:33 pm
Location: Washington State, USA

Re: Too Big To Work

Postby vanisaac » Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:10 pm

Dick Pape wrote:I gave up on this character.


I think that was wise.

Dave Crosby
Typographer
Typographer
Posts: 783
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 1:13 pm
Location: Enoch, Utah

Re: Too Big To Work

Postby Dave Crosby » Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:30 pm

vanisaac wrote:
Dick Pape wrote:I gave up on this character.


I think that was wise.


Ditto! But with the next generation of computers . . .
Aut nunc aut nunquam

Dick Pape
Top Typographer
Top Typographer
Posts: 1333
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2003 1:19 pm
Location: North Dallas, Texas

Re: Too Big To Work

Postby Dick Pape » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:29 pm

I've given up trying to work very large glyphs -- more than 32k points since FontLab blue screens when trying to read them. My other font friends get mad if I send them one of these.

Dave Crosby
Typographer
Typographer
Posts: 783
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 1:13 pm
Location: Enoch, Utah

Re: Too Big To Work

Postby Dave Crosby » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:06 am

Dick Pape wrote:I've given up trying to work very large glyphs -- more than 32k points since FontLab blue screens when trying to read them. My other font friends get mad if I send them one of these.

Tch Tch, too temperamental to enjoy the "BIG PICTURE!"
Aut nunc aut nunquam


Return to “Font Related Information”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest