How to create a reverse image of a glyph

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garymilne
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How to create a reverse image of a glyph

Post by garymilne » Sat Nov 14, 2015 3:16 pm

I have the Pro version of Font Creator and I'm trying to find a way to create the reverse image of a glyph. What I mean is this, if I take a dingbat glyph such as a circle, when I display that glyph the circle will be black and the surround will be transparent (all very normal). What I would like to be able to do is quickly generate a reverse glyph so that the circle is transparent and the surround is black.

I thought it would be easy and I will confess to being new to using Font Creator, however the solution has not come to me. I should state that it is important to be able to convert existing glyphs and not have to redraw each one.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

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Re: How to create a reverse image of a glyph

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Nov 14, 2015 4:10 pm

Change the directions of the existing contours and draw a square behind the glyph.
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