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by Dave Crosby
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Site Issues
Topic: Site malfunction?
Replies: 11
Views: 4805

Re: Site malfunction?

I used "Photobucket" to post some images here and elsewhere. THEY have changed their policy and are replacing images with until (it will NEVER HAPPEN FROM ME!) we pay them $400/year. I am replacing all my images ...
by Dave Crosby
Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: WGL4 and Box Drawing -- seriously?
Replies: 8
Views: 2816

Re: WGL4 and Box Drawing -- seriously?

As long as a font does what YOU want it to and YOU are happy with it - IT IS PERFECT.

Perfect is Good Enough.
by Dave Crosby
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Identify a Font
Topic: Ideas?
Replies: 3
Views: 1899

Re: Ideas?

Yes! Thanks Mike!
by Dave Crosby
Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Identify a Font
Topic: Ideas?
Replies: 3
Views: 1899



by Dave Crosby
Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: FontCreator - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: Working with OTLFD Scripts
Replies: 7
Views: 4057

Re: Working with OTLFD Scripts

Wonderful! That simple little Font Creator I purchased for $35 in 2004 has become a World Leader!
by Dave Crosby
Sun Nov 27, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Type Design
Topic: Ancient Gothic
Replies: 8
Views: 3280

Re: Ancient Gothic

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...
by Dave Crosby
Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Verajja Update
Replies: 27
Views: 16884

Re: Verajja Update

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?" Forever! Standard...
by Dave Crosby
Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Font Related Information
Topic: Font Easter Egg
Replies: 29
Views: 12635

Re: Font Easter Egg

Has anyone located photos of the individuals to compare with the glyph?
by Dave Crosby
Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Comparing fonts
Replies: 15
Views: 5302

Re: Comparing fonts

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.
by Dave Crosby
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: 2153

Re: Can anyone please help with this font name? I've searched for days..

cas3 wrote:Oh wow! You are wonderful! Thank you so very much! :D
Yes he is! He has the correct answers before the rest of us get started.
by Dave Crosby
Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: MainType 7 on Two PCs?
Replies: 12
Views: 3447

Re: MainType 7 on Two PCs?

I go with Main Type every time. It does SO MUCH MORE!
by Dave Crosby
Fri Sep 16, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: Introduction to FontCreator V7-10
Replies: 1
Views: 4696

Re: Introduction to FontCreator V7-10

I just changed the title and added a brief update at the top of this article.
by Dave Crosby
Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Dick Pape Update
Replies: 12
Views: 8693

Re: Dick Pape Update

I just did a Dick Pape search on Google. OUR Dick Pape is at the top of the list!

by Dave Crosby
Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Aesop Fonts
Replies: 4
Views: 5974

Re: Aesop Fonts

I just tried : Aesop's Life Illustrated: Life Font: 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...
by Dave Crosby
Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: MainType - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: Capacity Report
Replies: 5
Views: 5985

Re: Capacity Report

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 142,000 Whic...