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by Dave Crosby
Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Search for duplicate and invalid fonts
Replies: 9
Views: 5811

Re: Search for duplicate and invalid fonts

Sorry to have offended you Jan, but it got your attention, didn't it. Saving different fonts with the same name to the same folder has wiped out several of my favorite fonts and it took months to relocate the originals. "Similar" means different things to different people. See Panose your Fonts . Yo...
by Dave Crosby
Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: Scanahand - Tutorials and Solutions
Topic: scanahand copyrights
Replies: 4
Views: 4000

Re: scanahand copyrights

All you have to do in the USA is write Copyright or use the symbol,your name and date. It is yours!
See: Font Law:
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=1668
by Dave Crosby
Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Show file locations
Replies: 11
Views: 5999

Re: Show file locations

We want people to start thinking in fonts instead of folders and files I think about my fonts based on WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE. Names are a waste of time. That is why PANOSE is so important to me. That is why the fonts I use are in folders and files so I can find the one I want. Until I get the other 1...
by Dave Crosby
Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: MainType - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Search for duplicate and invalid fonts
Replies: 9
Views: 5811

Re: Search for duplicate and invalid fonts

After that we might add another feature to remove similars. "For me it would be enough to check the names" Cheers, Jan That would be disastrous! Lots of names have been re-used by very different fonts. Take Alien for example! And "similars" can be very different and useful. Exact dups that have bee...
by Dave Crosby
Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:06 am
Forum: Font Related Information
Topic: Too Big To Work
Replies: 4
Views: 3636

Re: Too Big To Work

Dick Pape wrote:I've given up trying to work very large glyphs -- more than 32k points since FontLab blue screens when trying to read them. My other font friends get mad if I send them one of these.
Tch Tch, too temperamental to enjoy the "BIG PICTURE!"
by Dave Crosby
Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Font Related Information
Topic: Too Big To Work
Replies: 4
Views: 3636

Re: Too Big To Work

vanisaac wrote:
Dick Pape wrote:I gave up on this character.
I think that was wise.
Ditto! But with the next generation of computers . . .
by Dave Crosby
Thu Nov 03, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: How is the Font Picture Generated
Replies: 11
Views: 4756

Re: How is the Font Picture Generated

You may be interested in the last line of:
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2046
by Dave Crosby
Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: Guidelines on Top (in Front of Contours)
Replies: 3
Views: 2318

Re: Guidelines

Disable Fill works well. Just remember you have to "grab" the guideline outside the glyph to move it.
by Dave Crosby
Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:58 pm
Forum: Identify a Font
Topic: Another unkown font
Replies: 1
Views: 1158

Re: Another unkown font

Sorry, I have never seen that one.
by Dave Crosby
Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Identify a Font
Topic: What font is this ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1451

Re: What font is this ?

It is somewhat similar to LVDC Mrs Chan, by Lovedesign Co.
It could be one of their fonts I don't have.
by Dave Crosby
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Identify a Font
Topic: Eclectic fancy font?
Replies: 2
Views: 1443

Re: Eclectic fancy font?

It is a composite of many fonts, a collage or montage.
Note the variety of serifs, backgrounds, and body styles.
by Dave Crosby
Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Floral Ornaments
Replies: 6
Views: 11717

Re: Floral Ornaments

Typical fantastic fonts Dick! Elizabeth, depends on what you mean by any type of font . . . Yes, any kind of MODERN font; True Type, Open Type (after jumping through some hoops), serif, sans serif, ornamented, pictorial, symbol. No to old (pre 1990) platform fonts with incompatible abandoned ideas o...
by Dave Crosby
Fri Mar 18, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: Type Design
Topic: How to make a macron to be at the top
Replies: 11
Views: 9493

Re: How to make a macron to be at the top

Use Complete composites.
Examine a font like Ariel or Times New Roman.
by Dave Crosby
Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Specification
Topic: Crown Jewels Font
Replies: 1
Views: 3730

Re: Crown Jewels Font

All I can say (in awe) is that it is an engraving masterpiece!

Macintosh Roman and Windows Unicode UCS-4 are obvious, but . . .
Hopefully someone can tell you which can successfully be deleted.