Too Big To Work

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Dick Pape
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Too Big To Work

Post by Dick Pape » Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:45 am

When creating a new font from Art Nouveau images I arrived at this character which was verrrry slow to open (Edit). When it finally displayed some time later, I could see why -- Scroll down!
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Those gray areas were thousands of tiny shapes. I don't believe those images are supposed to be faces, but I'll never find out...

I gave up on this character.

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Re: Too Big To Work

Post by vanisaac » Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:10 pm

Dick Pape wrote:I gave up on this character.
I think that was wise.

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Re: Too Big To Work

Post by Dave Crosby » Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:30 pm

vanisaac wrote:
Dick Pape wrote:I gave up on this character.
I think that was wise.
Ditto! But with the next generation of computers . . .
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Re: Too Big To Work

Post by Dick Pape » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:29 pm

I've given up trying to work very large glyphs -- more than 32k points since FontLab blue screens when trying to read them. My other font friends get mad if I send them one of these.

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Re: Too Big To Work

Post by Dave Crosby » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:06 am

Dick Pape wrote:I've given up trying to work very large glyphs -- more than 32k points since FontLab blue screens when trying to read them. My other font friends get mad if I send them one of these.
Tch Tch, too temperamental to enjoy the "BIG PICTURE!"
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