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by Erwin Denissen
Wed Dec 04, 2002 6:47 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Mouse pointer
Replies: 1
Views: 3693

Any mouse pointer will do, as long as the 'hit point' (usually the end of the arrow) is correctly defined by the designer of the mouse pointer.
by Erwin Denissen
Wed Dec 04, 2002 6:32 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Platforms
Replies: 2
Views: 4869

Apple does not have a Unicode Encoding ID as Microsoft does. Therefore Mac computers rely on Platform ID 0 (Unicode) for doing Unicode fonts as the primary source for their cmap table.

Times New Roman includes mappings for the Unicode, Macintosh and Microsoft platform.
by Erwin Denissen
Tue Dec 03, 2002 4:30 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: My font does not work under Win9x
Replies: 7
Views: 9351

mjn wrote:would you like to see the font ?
Yes, send it to me and I'll take a look at it.
by Erwin Denissen
Mon Dec 02, 2002 5:08 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: My font does not work under Win9x
Replies: 7
Views: 9351

Could you be more specific, what characters are not visible? Did this occur after you modified the font or are using the Font Creator Program to fix this problem?
by Erwin Denissen
Fri Nov 22, 2002 9:35 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Erwin...why shouldn't I...
Replies: 3
Views: 5859

That's correct!
by Erwin Denissen
Tue Nov 19, 2002 6:10 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Erwin...why shouldn't I...
Replies: 3
Views: 5859

Sometimes Windows will try to automatically install a font when it is saved to the Windows font folder. This could cause several problems. Installing fonts should be done through the Install option from Windows fonts folder or within the Font Creator Program. Both ways you will have an option to sav...
by Erwin Denissen
Mon Nov 18, 2002 6:46 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Panose Information
Replies: 4
Views: 4776

The Panose fields are used to describe the visual characteristics of a given typeface. These characteristics are then used to associate the font with other fonts of similar appearance having different names. Many sophisticated word processors and DTP applications use the PANOSE information to find t...
by Erwin Denissen
Mon Nov 18, 2002 2:40 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Font Name
Replies: 2
Views: 5277

To give your font a name we select Naming from the Format menu . Select the Microsoft Platform then select the English - United States language to change its naming fields. For the Microsoft (Unicode or Symbol) Platform these naming entries for English - United States should be available: - Font Fam...
by Erwin Denissen
Sun Nov 17, 2002 7:07 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: I thought I had it . . .
Replies: 3
Views: 6835

Look in the help file for the Save a Font section.
by Erwin Denissen
Sun Nov 17, 2002 3:55 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Font does not work under XP
Replies: 1
Views: 4227

Can you send the font file to me, so I can investigate the problem?

Also could you provide me with a screenshot that clarifies the problem?
by Erwin Denissen
Sun Nov 17, 2002 3:53 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Path directions
Replies: 6
Views: 8709

The TrueType font file specification tells us that contours that need to be filled black must have a clockwise direction. If we want to make a white area inside an existing contour we must make the direction of the new contour counter clockwise. See TrueType fundamentals from Microsoft for more info...
by Erwin Denissen
Sun Nov 17, 2002 3:36 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: creating a curve
Replies: 1
Views: 4252

There are four ways to add outlines (contours) to a glyph: Add a new contour First select Contour from the Insert menu. A left mouse click creates a point onto the contour and a right mouse click creates a point off the contour for a bézier curve. Creating points while pressing the CTRL key generate...
by Erwin Denissen
Sun Nov 17, 2002 3:28 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Adding new platforms / naming / mapping to existing fonts
Replies: 2
Views: 5350

Currently there is no such feature. You could try to copy and paste the glyphs into another font that does have correct Microsoft table data.
by Erwin Denissen
Sun Nov 17, 2002 2:37 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: I thought I had it . . .
Replies: 3
Views: 6835

By opening a font with Windows font viewer the font is actually (temporarily) installed. Changing such a font might confuse Windows and/ or the font viewer. If you want to know how your font is going to look you can test (Select Test from the Font menu ) it any time during the development process. S...
by Erwin Denissen
Mon Nov 11, 2002 4:22 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Macintosh naming?
Replies: 1
Views: 3468

For historical reasons some applications, which install or use fonts, perform version control using values in the Macintosh platform. Because of this, it is recommended that Macintosh platform exists in all fonts and that the syntax of the Version string follows the guidelines given in the Naming se...