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by johnmcork
Mon Jul 25, 2005 2:36 am
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: How Long Does it Take to Make a Font?
Replies: 6
Views: 13737

It took me 4 weeks to produce 1 font the first time arround.

After that, I would allow 4 weeks per regular font, given its a full character set i.e. first 256 plus most used extentions for things like open and close double quotes.

But if you want a real fancy script then 8 weeks plus.
John
by johnmcork
Wed Jul 06, 2005 5:35 am
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: How do you use the Fonts I created to be visable on website?
Replies: 2
Views: 4262

I have not done this myself but:
try http://www.tdil.mit.gov.in/faq1.htm
and www.htmlhelp.org
google "dynamic fonts"

set css style sheet
P { font-family: "New Century Schoolbook", Times, serif }
and <p>paragraph will be displayed in New Century Schoolbook</p>
John
by johnmcork
Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:41 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: High Level Language for Hinting
Replies: 6
Views: 10433

You got it. “contrasting” you understood it, you wrote “it would not necessarily be like Pascal.” Do not worry about virtual machine. Nearly all hardware machines require the translation from y = a + b to ab+y= and a stack just makes the language easier to translate to machine code. Check http://gro...
by johnmcork
Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:02 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: High Level Language for Hinting
Replies: 6
Views: 10433

reply to first posing will read others now WILLIAM WROTE “I am interested to know what this project is?” FIRST TECHNO-SYNCH so we are using the same meaning of the terms. Commonly we use a programming language to write programs that a computer can execute. Examples: a program to controls a CNC milli...
by johnmcork
Thu Jun 30, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: High Level Language for Hinting
Replies: 6
Views: 10433

High Level Language for Hinting

High Level Language for Hinting Hi all Given previous postings, auto-manual hinting is popular, but as one member remarked, hinting language are such a BLANK that its doubtful that anyone would use them. I check a specification and I see the point. Also, I’m working with Gold parser generator and am...
by johnmcork
Sat Apr 16, 2005 5:32 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: hinting gray scaling legibility
Replies: 4
Views: 10675

GUIDE FIGURES The acuity of the eye, ability to separate dots, is 1 minute of arc. The characters on the 20/20 (euro 6/6) row of an eye chart map into a 3 wide by 5 high grid where the size of the elements is 1 minute of arc. The ability to judge the relative positions of dots is the Vernier acuity ...
by johnmcork
Sat Apr 16, 2005 2:02 am
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: hinting gray scaling legibility
Replies: 4
Views: 10675

hinting gray scaling legibility

Before moving on to the rest of my project, I decided to check the legibility different fonts at 6 pt and 8 pt sizes with and without hinting but with gray scaling on and Windows character smoothing on. I cut and pasted Arial and Lucida Console into new fonts to remove hinting. The fonts I checked w...
by johnmcork
Wed Apr 13, 2005 4:36 am
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: keyboard input
Replies: 4
Views: 6751

And the answer to the MS Word problem is: 1. You can set your fonts as default so they appear the top of the font drop down selection box. 2. You can also print the fonts from font creator as a reference. 3. Assign keyboard short cut Use the last two digits of the hex code as alternate entry. In wor...
by johnmcork
Wed Apr 13, 2005 3:29 am
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: keyboard input
Replies: 4
Views: 6751

Thank I tried ALT 59143 with qwest test font and word pad and it works fine. I tried ALT 57344 (0XEOO - 0XE07F) (my) XUML font and word pad and it works fine. I also tried SC unipad and it works fine. The problem seems to be; I was using MS WORD for the test and it dosen't work!!! You can cut and pa...
by johnmcork
Tue Apr 12, 2005 6:14 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: What feature do you want to see in the next release?
Replies: 35
Views: 37226

reply to What feature do you want

auto manual hinting, see my last post for reasoning.
John
by johnmcork
Tue Apr 12, 2005 6:05 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: keyboard input
Replies: 4
Views: 6751

keyboard input

I can use the keyboard sequence ALT 163 to insert ú and ALT 0163 to insert £ but this only appears to work on values up to 0XFF and not on values in the private code space 0XE000 and above. Am I missing something? Is there a utility that can hook into Windows system queue to do this? Is there an ope...
by johnmcork
Tue Apr 12, 2005 5:46 pm
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: Auto / Manual Hinting
Replies: 1
Views: 5924

Auto / Manual Hinting

About Sorting and Hinting/Grayscale First, Font Creator is an excellent product. A steep learning curve with powerful features is much better than a dumb learning curve with weak features. I have just finished a trial run to make an alphanumeric plus connection point font for parsable diagrammatic n...