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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Feb 04, 2003 9:54 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: How to convert fnt. to ttf. ?
Replies: 1
Views: 8446

Converting Bitmaps to Vectors

:? I don't know how to convert *.fnt to *.ttf. I don't even know why anyone would want to do it? I undestand that *.fnt files are low-resolution fonts defined for dispaly on screen at fixed point sizes.

Please enlighten me. :roll:
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Feb 03, 2003 3:22 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Font looks crappy in Word
Replies: 3
Views: 6914

Hinting Information

As far as I know, Font Creator only supports hinting that already exists, you cannot add hinting information. I hope that Erwin or someone else will soon correct me if I am wrong about that. As you found, with font-smoothing turned on, hinting is not necessary at all. It only applies to low resoluti...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:13 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Font looks crappy in Word
Replies: 3
Views: 6914

Hinting and Greyscale

It is probably because the font lacks hinting information. If it is a spindly script font, it might not look too good on screen. Have you got font smoothing turned on? Right-click on Desktop, Display Properties, Effects.

Also take a look at the thread on Aliasing on this forum.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 31, 2003 9:52 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: CALLING BHIKKHU
Replies: 1
Views: 4329

RTFM - Read the Font Manual

:D Have you read the Getting Started manual and the help file yet? http://www.high-logic.com/download.html Did you use a template to start your new font? You should have done, then you won't have to map any characters, just make sure you paste characters into the correct position. Apostrophe is mapp...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Jan 30, 2003 6:06 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: ''How to'' duplicate letters to make other letters
Replies: 1
Views: 4448

Duplicates and Composites

In the Overview Windows (where you can see the whole font), select the i, copy it (Control C). Insert a glyph wherever you want. Paste the "i" in there. This will copy the glyph and its side-bearings and advance width. Double-click or enter to open the glyph edit window and delete the dot to get a d...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Jan 30, 2003 10:45 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: making a font from a bmp
Replies: 7
Views: 12284

Guidelines

I would enlarge your symbols by an exact multiple of 2, to 64 or 128 pixels. I would import the Marlett character g (the black square) into your font and drag guidelines to each side of the square. Then I would use those guidelines to centre the new symbols and maintain the correct proportions and l...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Jan 27, 2003 1:06 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Create Bold and Italic Version
Replies: 2
Views: 9968

Faux Italic Fonts

It is fairly easy to create oblique versions of fonts in Font Creator, but as you know, these are not true italics, which would require the glyphs to be completely redesigned. In the glyph edit window, select all contours and use the Transformation Toolbar (available from the View, Toolbars menu) to...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat Jan 25, 2003 5:50 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Font doesn't work on other computers
Replies: 3
Views: 6087

Font not working in Windows ME

I installed the font. When I typed in Wordpad or tested the font in Font Creator, I got only Greek symbols. I had a look at it, and all the mapping seems similar to Wingdings, which I guess is correct for a symbol font. You have apparently used Font Creator's symbol template when creating the font, ...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Jan 24, 2003 10:44 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Font doesn't work on other computers
Replies: 3
Views: 6087

Send me the font

I use Windows ME.
Send me the font and I will see if it works on my system, and take a look at it in Font Creator.

There is not very much simple about font editing.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Jan 23, 2003 4:22 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Font not working on Macintosh
Replies: 1
Views: 4381

Font not working on Macintosh

:cry: My friend has formatted his book with my fonts, and is trying to get it printed. However, the printers use Macs, and are having trouble with my fonts. Could someone with access to a MAC please check my fonts for me? http://www.aimwell.org/assets/SktPalermo.zip Do fonts edited with Font Creator...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Jan 08, 2003 1:22 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Help with Font Modification
Replies: 1
Views: 4292

Modifying Arial

:idea: While you could very easily modify Arial and get the results that you want using Font Creator, a more sensible solution might be to use Tahoma instead. If I remember rightly, this font was designed with on-screen legibility in mind. The requirements for printed text and display on low resolut...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sun Jan 05, 2003 6:29 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Windows Font Settings
Replies: 1
Views: 4504

Windows Font Settings

:( I still don't understand how to calculate the Windows Font Setting for TypoAscender, TypoDescender, TypoLineGap, WinDescender and WinDescender to get the right default leading for my fonts. :?: How does one ensure that a 10 point font defaults to 12 point line spacing in Applications? :?: How doe...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Jan 01, 2003 5:12 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: White overlaps in clockwise contours
Replies: 4
Views: 7073

Overlapping Contours

Just reverse the direction of the overlapping contours that you have added.

Right-click on the contour, and choose change direction.

If that doesn't work, post again.

By the way: your fonts look very thin. Are they too light at normal sizes?
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Dec 24, 2002 5:32 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Test window doesn't come up
Replies: 6
Views: 9256

I think I know what is going wrong

:idea: You said, "I notice that each time I check on platforms, although MS unicode is included, Mac roman is always highlighted." What you must do is highlight Microsoft Unicode, and enter the naming fields there (and for Unicode 1.0 Semantics) if you have that platform too. However, if you downloa...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Dec 23, 2002 2:41 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Installable/Editable?
Replies: 4
Views: 10382

Font Embedding, Licensing Rights

If I understand you rightly I think you will find what you need on:

Format, Settings, General Tab, Font embedding - Licensing rights.