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by iprogram
Wed Sep 15, 2004 1:42 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Install a font on printer, PCL5?
Replies: 0
Views: 2159

Install a font on printer, PCL5?

One of our client asks for a PCL version of our font. What is PCL? I found a menu item on Format menu PCL5, how can I provide PCL version of our truetype font to this customer? For example, we have a font file named abc.ttf, which is created by font creator program. What to do now?
by iprogram
Fri Oct 31, 2003 7:15 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: How to create a 1x2mm Glyph? (How to calculate the points)
Replies: 5
Views: 5282

Bhikkhu, thank you for the useful link. According to the Erwin's thread: pointSize * resolution / ( 72 points per inch * units_per_em ) and 550 * 18 * 72 / ( 72 * 2048 ) = 4.83 Can you explain the meaning of the each items: 1.)18 is the font size using in windows program, e.g. Word or notepad, right...
by iprogram
Fri Oct 31, 2003 2:16 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: How to create a 1x2mm Glyph? (How to calculate the points)
Replies: 5
Views: 5282

Bhikkhu, it's really a smart way, thanks. But what is the "official" method?
by iprogram
Thu Oct 30, 2003 7:35 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: How to create a 1x2mm Glyph? (How to calculate the points)
Replies: 5
Views: 5282

How to create a 1x2mm Glyph? (How to calculate the points)

Hello, I need to create a font which can be print from a word doc. The requirement is when the font size is 12, the print size of a glyph (a black rectangle) is 1 millimeter width and 2 millimeter height. So my question is, how to calculate the points when I design the glyph? It seems I also need to...