Mixing Font to Unicode Font

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hodan
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Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by hodan » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:33 am

Hello everyone.. need some help here.

I've downloaded Florencesans Cond from dafont.com (it says free). I'm using it for my own personal purpose and not for business.

I like the way it looks on my Android phone, perfectly integrated with system and 3rd app like opera mini browser, but apparently it's not a Unicode font. Someday, I try to mix this font to a Unicode font, then I realized that the layout parameter of florencesans font is 1000 units per em, while the unicode font is 256 units per em, but still I copy paste the gylph to the Unicode font with steps :
  1. I scale the unicode font to 390% (silly logical of mine, 1000/256)
  2. Then I set the general and metrics properties unicode font same to florencesans font
  3. Copy paste the gylph florencesans to unicode font
  4. Export it to .tff , convert it, installed it to my phone
  5. Viola, its about the same
The problem is when I open opera mini web browser, font in the paragraph and spacing between lines in the page is so oversized .. I can't enjoy reading news or sites with my opera mini browser anymore .. So please, tell me is there any more steps that I had to do?

Many many thanks for the help :)

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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:56 am

  1. Select all glyphs in the florencesans font, and copy them
  2. Change the funits/em from 1000 to 256
  3. Paste the glyphs back into the same place
  4. Save as a temporary font
  5. Copy and paste the glyphs that you need
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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by hodan » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:13 am

ok ill try,, thanks for ur help,, much appreciate :)

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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by hodan » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:51 am

update.. still failing :cry:

both ways.. I mean, either i edited florence sans or the unicode.. still ruining pages layout of opera mini browser..

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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:57 am

If you don't edit the font metrics of the Unicode font then the line-spacing won't be changed. Paste the glyphs from the Florencesans font after changing the funits/em to make them the right size for the 256 funits/em Unicode font.
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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by hodan » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:43 am

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:57 am
If you don't edit the font metrics of the Unicode font then the line-spacing won't be changed. Paste the glyphs from the Florencesans font after changing the funits/em to make them the right size for the 256 funits/em Unicode font.
how should i know the right size ? using calculate option ? or using original florencesans?

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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:58 am

You do not need to calculate anything.

See my earlier post.
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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by hodan » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:09 am

i edited the metrics using calculate option,, both using unicode 256 version and florencesans 1000 version.. still, not working :cry:

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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by hodan » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:23 am

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:56 am
  1. Select all glyphs in the florencesans font, and copy them
  2. Change the funits/em from 1000 to 256
  3. Paste the glyphs back into the same place
  4. Save as a temporary font
  5. Copy and paste the glyphs that you need
forgive me if im persistent :)

let me upload the difference, which one should i change? need ur help
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Re: Mixing Font to Unicode Font

Post by hodan » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:21 pm

update.. after trial and error.. i found the problem.. it seems that my Unicode font contains a lot of logos .. it caused the spacing problems on opera mini browser.. i follow those steps again, except this time, i deleted some of that logos.. cause it doesn't fit on the glyph box.. once again, many many thanks for the solution earlier :)

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