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by PJMiller
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Italicizer Maquette font
Replies: 6
Views: 413

Re: Italicizer Maquette font

The rendering of formatting from a plain text file has already been done.
by PJMiller
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Italicizer Maquette font
Replies: 6
Views: 413

Re: Italicizer Maquette font

Why not just use the italics button on your word processor it's much simpler.
by PJMiller
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: recommendations for textbooks on font design
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: recommendations for textbooks on font design

The classic textbook on type design is ' The Elements of Typographic Style ' by Robert Bringhurst. It is used in several type design courses. I found it to be a very dry read and heavy going. If you can get hold of a copy then 'Letters of Credit' by Walter Tracy is a good read. However it is out of ...
by PJMiller
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: License suggestions?
Replies: 9
Views: 653

Re: License suggestions?

I once toyed with the idea of selling my fonts, but I made some enquiries and the more I found out the less attractive it seemed. Most font vendors want to give you a pittance for each copy of your font they sell and some of them want you to put up a significant chunk of cash to indemnify them again...
by PJMiller
Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: arabic typesetting modification failed
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: arabic typesetting modification failed

There is a feature designed for cursive fonts where the letters are supposed to join together in a continuous stream. I forget the exact name but basically they are anchors but not for the positioning of diacritic marks. If you use this feature (I must admit I have never had occasion to use this fea...
by PJMiller
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Type Design
Topic: Cyrillic characters
Replies: 10
Views: 1370

Re: Cyrillic characters

You're welcome.

:D
by PJMiller
Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Type Design
Topic: Cyrillic characters
Replies: 10
Views: 1370

Re: Cyrillic characters

Cyrillic developed over a long period of time when christian monks set out across asia to bring christianity to the people there. So it is not just one language, the alphabet is used by about thirty five different languages. If you only want to support russian and a few of the major languages then y...
by PJMiller
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Spinner Controls
Replies: 4
Views: 432

Re: Spinner Controls

Yes indeed they will but it would be faster/more convenient if one could use the mouse wheel to set the number.
by PJMiller
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Spinner Controls
Replies: 4
Views: 432

Spinner Controls

There are various spinner controls in Font Creator (the dialog box controls with a number in a box with up/down arrows at the right hand side). It would be convenient if one could select a spinner control and then use the mouse wheel to increment/decrement those controls. Alternatively one could sel...
by PJMiller
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Type Design
Topic: Usefulness of the below type of fancy fonts and hybrid glyphs
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Re: Usefulness of the below type of fancy fonts and hybrid glyphs

There are three types of font commonly used. Serif, Sans Serif and Fancy. The serifed fonts are mostly used for long passages of text where comfort of reading is it's primary purpose. Sans serif fonts are mainly used for short passages of text where instant recognition is important. Although these a...
by PJMiller
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Demo version expired within 10 minutes
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: Demo version expired within 10 minutes

Or what happened to me, :shock: you installed it and used it for 30 days then much later you tried to re-install the trial version and it expired immediately.
by PJMiller
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: How to publish a font
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Re: How to publish a font

Cadman was published in February 2018.
by PJMiller
Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: How to publish a font
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Re: How to publish a font

You might also be interested in looking at Cadman a free dyslexic font.
by PJMiller
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Type Design
Topic: Ancient Gothic
Replies: 8
Views: 2315

Re: Ancient Gothic

Gothic is not the same as runic.

The runes come from an earlier period and a different location.

Gothic is an ancient germanic language.
by PJMiller
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Type Design
Topic: Runic unicode block and bearings
Replies: 3
Views: 538

Re: Runic unicode block and bearings

It would be a great help.