Font doesn't work on other computers

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LeftyClayJar
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Font doesn't work on other computers

Post by LeftyClayJar » Wed Jan 01, 2003 11:44 pm

Hi, I've been playing around with FCP for a few days, and I've finally created a symbol font with characters that are decently spaced, not overlapping, not cut off on the top or bottom, etc. I proudly e-mailed my creation to a friend, but on his computer it shows up as greek. I tried to think of a way to get it to work, but I couldn't fix it. I put the file on a cd and tried loading it on my sister's computer, but it appears improperly there as well. I wondered if it could be related to the difference in operating systems. I tried the font on my mom's new computer, which has XP like mine, and it worked.

I tried searching for a solution here before posting, and checked the things recommended to mjn in the "My font does not work under Win9x" post.

I'm sorry if I'm just missing something simple!

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Help?

Post by LeftyClayJar » Fri Jan 24, 2003 5:11 pm

Hey, can't anyone help me out here? I'd really like to get this font working =+(

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Send me the font

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Jan 24, 2003 10:44 pm

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.
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Font not working in Windows ME

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Jan 25, 2003 5:50 am

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, which I would expect to work OK.

I also tried pasting your footprint glyphs into the Wingdings font, renaming it, and saving under a new name. Even that didn't work, so I'm baffled.

Sorry I don't seem to be able to help. I don't have much experience with symbol fonts. I guess you will have to wait for a response from Erwin.
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