my latest colorfont

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my latest colorfont

Post by DanPLyons » Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:02 pm

Hi guys,
I have created my latest colorfont: "Count and Spell Color".
Info: This font is based off of one of my favorite products, Count 'n Spell Bath Appliques.
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by William » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:07 am

A very nice, colourful font.

I note that in Font Properties... Legal is the following.

> This font was created using FontCreator 6.0 from High-Logic.com

As far as I am aware, if I remember correctly, the ability to produce colour fonts only came in at FontCreator 7.5.

So is this a colourized version of an earlier monochrome only font?

Is there a way to tell which version of FontCreator was used to produce a font, or, as here, a font project file?

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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by Erwin Denissen » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:29 am

A very nice and colorful font indeed!

Right now only people who own a copy of FontCreator can actually use this font, so you might want to consider to also include the OpenType font file here.

It might also be a better example for us to show here:
http://www.high-logic.com/fontcreator/c ... rlogo.html
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by William » Mon Feb 29, 2016 12:18 pm

> It might also be a better example for us to show here:

Please keep your original as well, for the historical record.

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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by DanPLyons » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:07 pm

William, Erwin, thanks for your comments.
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by DanPLyons » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:13 pm

William wrote:A very nice, colourful font.

Is there a way to tell which version of FontCreator was used to produce a font, or, as here, a font project file?

William

I think I forgot to rename the description for my latest colorfont.
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:57 pm

DanPLyons wrote:I think I forgot to rename the description for my latest colorfont.
The Font Properties description is about the only place to manually enter the version of FontCreator used to create the font.

I am guessing that you used FontCreator 7.5, as there is no error message if I open it in that version.

Project files from later versions won't open in earlier versions, which is why the TTF or OTF would be useful. The project file is also important to learn how the font was constructed, but anyone with a version earlier than 7.5 won't be able to open this font project. Version 7 was the first version to start using FontCreator Project files.

It would be good to have the Font Creator version information somewhere in the font project file. I sometimes used to include the information in the Font Properties Description field.
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by DanPLyons » Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:14 pm

Yeah, older versions (like 6.5, 6.0, 5.6 etc.) don't support FCP files.
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:09 am

DanPLyons wrote:Yeah, older versions (like 6.5, 6.0, 5.6 etc.) don't support FCP files.
Don't you understand the previous posts or is there some reason why you don't want to share the TrueType version?
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by DanPLyons » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:57 am

I do understand YOUR comments, and there is no reason why I don't want to. :roll:
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue Mar 01, 2016 7:52 am

If you don't mind; we would like permission to use your font to show color font capabilities on the color fonts web page I mentioned in my earlier post.
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by DanPLyons » Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:46 am

Yes, Erwin. You may use my font to do so.
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by William » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:40 pm

I notice that in the first post in this thread the project file is listed as having been downloaded 1 time and the post edited twice.

As I, and some other people, have downloaded the project file, I wonder why the system claims that it has been downloaded once.

Have you changed the project file at all or is it just the system not counting properly please?

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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by DanPLyons » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:56 pm

William wrote: Have you changed the project file at all or is it just the system not counting properly please?
I just changed the project file to edit the description.
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Re: my latest colorfont

Post by William » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:41 pm

Thank you for explaining.

I have now downloaded the new version.

William

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