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by Dave Crosby
Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Single line fonts
Replies: 6
Views: 4192

Re: Single line fonts

The "trick" is to make a contour, then delete points until only two making a single line is left.
It is not (in my opinion) a viable solution.
by Dave Crosby
Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Extra Space on Left Side of Letter
Replies: 4
Views: 2742

Re: Extra Space on Left Side of Letter

In a glyph window, select View / Toolbars / Comparison. Adjust the side bearings to get what you want.
by Dave Crosby
Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My first font
Replies: 7
Views: 4779

Re: My first font

Very Nice! I like to use "From Any To Zanily" In the Test Font window to see how the caps look in words. Yellow ellipses appear to have too much space. Calitalic-1.jpg While in a glyph window, Use View / Toolbars / Comparison To make adjustments by moving the right bearing. Calitalic-2.JPG I would d...
by Dave Crosby
Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Groups
Replies: 2
Views: 2449

Re: Groups

Thanks Bhikkhu Pesala, 3,500 new fonts added to my collection - indexed and grouped - quick and easy!

Dave
by Dave Crosby
Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Groups
Replies: 2
Views: 2449

Groups

I just downloaded MainType 5 and would like to add my font folder files as groups.
How do I do that?
by Dave Crosby
Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: Font Related Information
Topic: Steve Jobs on Fonts
Replies: 0
Views: 5440

Steve Jobs on Fonts

The September 2012 issue of the Smithsonian has an interesting article on Steve Jobs and how his love of SIMPLICITY changed computers and the fonts we use: Jobs obsessed with equal intensity about the look of what would appear on the screen. In particular, he cared about the fonts —the different sty...
by Dave Crosby
Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: FontCreator - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: Using the Free Draw Tool
Replies: 1
Views: 6762

Re: Using the Free Draw Tool

Yet another amazing new tool!
by Dave Crosby
Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: FontCreator - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: Font Salvage and Repair
Replies: 3
Views: 16245

Re: Font Salvage and Repair

Wow, 2006! I forgot I knew so much way back then (and have since forgotten), and never got around to thanking Bhikkhu Pesala for his excellent additions!
Thanks BP!
by Dave Crosby
Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: Identify a Font
Topic: 1870EdinburghFont
Replies: 3
Views: 2860

Re: 1870EdinburghFont

True, but probably less trouble than rolling drunks at night.
by Dave Crosby
Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Identify a Font
Topic: 1870EdinburghFont
Replies: 3
Views: 2860

1870EdinburghFont

Does anyone have this complete font from an old 1870 map?
EdinburghFont.jpg
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I'll probably have to create it.
by Dave Crosby
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Why are intersecting coordinates bad?
Replies: 3
Views: 3523

Re: Why are intersecting coordinates bad?

Different programs will interpret the glyphs differently as they use different rules.
What you see in one application is NOT what you get with another.
by Dave Crosby
Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: New, to someone at least, fonts for teachers.
Replies: 9
Views: 48702

Re: New, to someone at least, fonts for teachers.

Did you download from
Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:53 am
I added a few characters to it.

Tuffy6 Character Set

Download Tuffy6.ttf (URL Fixed)
What computer?
by Dave Crosby
Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Position to guideline
Replies: 8
Views: 6463

Re: Position to guideline

I think they are good ideas.
I have made some fonts that I would like to make variations in x height for example.
by Dave Crosby
Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Dinzy Minzy- New Font
Replies: 2
Views: 3020

Re: Dinzy Minzy- New Font

Nice Energy!
by Dave Crosby
Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: Advice on SVG to TTF conversions (already googled)
Replies: 8
Views: 8932

Re: Advice on SVG to TTF conversions (already googled)

The circle tool in Font Creator does an excellent job!
You might find viewtopic.php?f=4&t=580 interesting.