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From: Chuck Ramsdale Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 06:53:56 GMTIs there a shareware or other lowcost truetype font editor
I'd say DTP Type Designer (see my Other Tools page) is the cheapest software that would suit you -- Laurence
From: Anderson Alves Date: Thu, 19 Dec 1996 11:48:44 GMTI'm studying how to use true type fonts to print reports with bar codes.
Sorry, I find bar codes rather boring and don't collect them! Try Bear Rock Technologies or Azalea Software -- Laurence
From: Rob Noble Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 11:10:45 GMTI asked the Truetype guys at MS this question and they suggested
You have to edit the 'gasp' table. Currently there's no way to do this without hex-editing the table and rebuilding the font -- Laurence
From: Robert Kisielewski Date: Sun, 15 Dec 1996 18:52:36 GMTI am interested in making set of fonts for polish community in U.S. Somebody told me that I can use existing fonts to add polish letters, but afer that I will have to change name of the font. example arial to polarial
This is probably fine if you only do it for fonts they could obtain freely anyway, like the fonts Microsoft give away. Otherwise you'll need the explicit permission of the font producer -- Laurence
From: Bruce Balcerski Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 19:55:48 GMTHow can I convert a logo, created in Windows Draw 4.0 into a TrueType font?
Save it in a format that Fontographer can read, such as Adobe Illustrator -- Laurence
From: Edward Bradley Date: Mon, 9 Dec 1996 20:21:19 GMTAre there any truetype fonts available that designed or edited for use at
TrueType fonts are usually designed for use at all resolutions. Unless you're talking about cheaply produced TrueTypes, they should display fine at that size -- Laurence
From: Todd Owens Date: Tue, 19 Nov 1996 07:50:50 GMTHow can I print a list of all the True Type fonts I have installed?
From: Jason Seiden Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 15:40:44 GMTI'm trying to find someone who has made a condensed TrueType font in either a Times New Roman face or something close to it. Help?
Monotype produce a family (regular, bold, italic) of Times New Roman condensed. I don't know if it's been released as TrueType -- Laurence
From: Alex Walter Date: Thu, 7 Nov 1996 21:30:53 GMTHow about some practical tips, hints, and pointers for
Since this mail I've added references to conversion tools on the TrueType tools page -- Laurence
From: Boaz Hanan Date: Sun, 3 Nov 1996 12:03:18 GMThello,
From: Tara Wood Date: Tue, 17 Sep 1996 20:18:45 GMTI am looking for specs for PCL TrueType fonts.
I think you're looking for specs on Hewlett-Packard's PCLETTO format (PCL Encapsulated TrueType Outline). I've thought about buying HP's up-to-date specs, but they're fiendishly expensive so I haven't. I started to reverse-engineer the format a couple of years ago, but got called off before I got that far. The fonts didn't include all TT tables. I think cmap and post were 2 of the missing tables: it used its own glyph mappings instead. Anyone else? -- Laurence