How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

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How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Magistr01 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:02 pm

I created a template with inscribed characters in Calligraphr. Caligraphr has a limit of 75 characters to create a font, but my template has 82 characters. Can I somehow upload this template to FontCreator and make it my own ttf font?
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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:56 pm

FontCreator can only open TTF/OTF/WOFF fonts, or its own project files.
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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Erwin Denissen » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:11 pm

You can use Scanahand to generate a font based on a template, or if you only want to make a single font, use this online font generator:
http://www.yourfonts.com/

The yourfonts two page templates includes over 200 characters and covers English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Spanish, Portuguese, Basque, Estonian, Faeroese, Frisian, Irish, Galician, Hungarian, Icelandic, Albanian, and Esperanto.
The first template page contains the space character, a signature, and the following 106 characters:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ? ! % & a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z : ; . , 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 + - ~ = ± # $ € £ ¢ [ ] ( ) { } < > \ / ' " * ™ @ © ® _ | • ¤ § ° ¶ † ‡
The second page contains 110 additional (mostly accented) characters:
À Á Â Ã Ä Å A Ç C C È É Ê Ë E G H Ì Í Î Ï J L N Ñ Ò Ó Ô Õ Ö O Ø S S Š Ù Ú Û Ü U U Ý Ÿ Z Z Ž à á â ã ä å a ç c c è é ê ë e ƒ g h i ì í î ï j l n ñ ò ó ô õ ö o ø s s š ù ú û ü u u ý ÿ z z ž Æ Œ Ð Þ ß æ œ ð þ µ ¿ ¡ « » ¬ ²

Be aware yourfonts doesn't cover Czech, but you can use Scanahand premium edition to make use of custom templates.

It is good to know YourFonts and Scanahand both generate fonts with the best raster to vector algorithm to generate a font.
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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Magistr01 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:21 pm

How do I proceed (step by step) when I want to create a whole Czech alphabet by character, including diacritics, to save the finished project and finally export my font?
Thank you for your detailed information.

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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:31 pm

I already explained this in your earlier thread.

What don't you understand?
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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Magistr01 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:35 pm

I tried an online scanahand generator and after inserting two templates with characters I got this message. What can I do about it?
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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Erwin Denissen » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:49 pm

The yourfonts server is down, so please try again in 30 minutes.
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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Magistr01 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:57 pm

Thanks for the information.

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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Erwin Denissen » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:04 pm

It is now back online, but it requires a reboot in an hour or so.
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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Magistr01 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:33 pm

When will your server turn on your font again ???

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Re: How to insert a Calligraphr template with typed characters into FontCreator?

Post by Erwin Denissen » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:55 pm

It is now back online.

Please carefully read the instructions on the website, especially these:
http://www.yourfonts.com/
http://www.yourfonts.com/print.html
http://www.yourfonts.com/scan.html

You will waste your time and ours if you ignore them.
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