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TTF making

From: Shahid
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 07:53:03 GMT
I am using C++ Builder and I am designing a Arabic Text Editor. Ineed to know how do handle TTF fonts using c++ Builder or Delphi.

Can anyone help me please.

Editing TT Font Names

From: Jim Wilson
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2000 19:46:50 GMT
Does anyone make a utility that will permit me to edit the font name stored in a truetype font file?

font .ttf

Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2000 23:49:27 GMT
bauhaus hv bt-normal .ttf


From: Pascal Essiembre
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 11:00:32 GMT

Please, send mslinedraw font.

Thank you!


Laszlo Kovacs

mac fonts for windows

From: peter jacsman
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2000 00:31:24 GMT

could inform me if there's a chance to download mac fonts for windows? any freeware oder some to buy?

thanx in advance,


.ttf to .pbf

From: edward
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2000 09:01:47 GMT

I met a problem about how I can convert the .ttf files to .pbf files.

Please tell me what to do?


selecting a character set

From: Dave
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2000 22:01:51 GMT
I understand that TrueType fonts can contain multiple subtables in a CMAP, to allow multiple character encodings.

How, exactly, do you select a particular character encoding?

Helvetica True Type Font

From: Theo Bell
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2000 05:50:20 GMT

I am trying to get Helvetica True Type Font, for windows 98 and Publisher 2000. Do you know here I can download it with out all the extra things they want me to do, to get it to work.

OR, direct me to a Disk of Fonts that I could buy that have it on it.


chelmsford book

From: Dorothy Ernst
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 17:19:28 GMT
I am looking for a font called Chelmsford Book? Can anyone help?

Avenir true type

From: Thom
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 21:43:00 GMT
Hi !

does anyone knows were to get the avenir font?

please send me an e mail !

thanks :-)

I need help...

From: Artemis Mendrinos
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 06:42:36 GMT

I have downloaded some greek fonts for X-Windows but the matter is that I don't know where to put them in order to select them from the Font Mananger....

Bodoni DTC

From: Luca Villa
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 11:52:12 GMT
Have you the escape code for windows nt that identify the bodoni dtc font?

Thankxxxxxxx very much

Luca Villa

Palatino Font

From: J. D. Smith
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 04:12:25 GMT
Is there a site that I can download this for free? I was sent a page maker file using this font and I cannot modify it. I need is yesterday. Any help is deeply appreciated.



utilizing true type fonts on my Mac

From: S. Hale Holman
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 05:14:55 GMT
I am just beginning to investigate pulling fonts off the web in order to use them in design programs. When ever I download a .zip file from the web I drop it on my Stuffit expander 5.5 and it turns the file into a .ttf - when I drop it into my system fonts folder it does not work. What can I do to make these files work. I am undr that .ttf means true type font. What exactly does that mean, what are the benefits of a true typw font?

font embedding

From: Luigi Muzii
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 12:01:46 GMT
Is there any free tool for the development of embedded fonts for the TrueDoc technology?


From: Marvin Winitsky
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2000 18:51:02 GMT
Do you know where and how I might get a free Palatino font download (zip file)?

plumball police

From: Martin
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2000 22:38:26 GMT
I'm searching the plumball police that I've seen on Claris works for Mac.

Could you help me to find it for PC ?


True type font

From: Estella
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2000 01:01:17 GMT
Looking for a script font called Phyllis. I have purchased many font packages hoping to find it. After numerous disappointments I realize that the "buy and see" method is not working. Can you help?

Jester Font

From: Hoffman
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2000 02:47:39 GMT
Why can't I find the font called Jester anywhere?

number of fonts

From: Julian
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 23:22:21 GMT
Is there a maximum number of fonts that W95 can handle at one time and if so can this number be increased.

Helvetica True Type Font

From: Phil
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 01:40:21 GMT
I am looking for the original Helvetica Font, which I believe was replaced with the look alike font Arial.

I need this font for some older Lotus 123 spreadsheets.

Ms San Serif as ttf

From: Anthony Rose
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 01:51:49 GMT
where can I find Find the MS San Sefif font(SSERIFEa.FON) as a TTf?

Or how to convert a >fon file into TTF font?

In "Benguiat Bk BT" what does the BT stand for?

From: Judith Zaffirini
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 04:36:39 GMT

arial rounded mt bold true type font

From: Dave Millard
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 17:09:34 GMT

I would like to know if you have the above named font. For some reason, it was not available on Windows 98 and I did have it on Windows 95.

Thanks in advance,

Sincerest regards,

Dave Millard

printing embedded bitmap of a ttf

From: ute
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 18:12:25 GMT
I created a ttf only on the basis of bitmaps. I have 256 bitmaps which I am trying to access through the GDI function TextOut().

The problem is that although I am asking to print all code points from 0-0xff, the output is not as expected. The first 0-0x7f code points are printed in their proper raster, then between code points 0x80 - 0xa0 most of those rasters (but not all) are replaced by the raster which is saved as code point 0xff, then from 0xao - 0xff the code points are printed again with their correct raster.

What could be the problem?

Thanks for an answer


True type fonts for Czech language printing

From: Robert A. Draznik
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 18:25:41 GMT
I receive email in Outlook Express written in Czech language. When I print(HP 712C) the message all of the characters do not print "Wysiwyg". Also, when I copy and paste to Microsoft Word (Office 2000) I get the same results. When I use notepad I get better results and also on old faithful Microsoft Works.Bob??

Printing Czech Language email

From: Robert A. Draznik
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 19:35:05 GMT
How do I get czech email(Outlook Experss) to print all the Cz characters properly? (printer HP DeskJet 712C) Bob Draznik

Garamond Condensed (like Apple ad)

From: Alexander
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 20:58:25 GMT
I'm looking for the Garamond condensed truetype (used in Apple Mac ad). Thanks, Alexander

About dynamic font "PFR" format.

From: Anurag Kushwaha
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 15:46:22 GMT
I want to use the PFR format fonts in my web-page. How can I use them. What is the procedure, Can I makeit from TTF or ATM fonts.

Free W95 Regular Tahoma Fonts- download

From: Mounir Moftah
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 08:01:50 GMT
Removed my Tahoma Fonts by mistake. Needs replacing them.

I, certainly, will appreciate your help, thanks.

freeware fonts

From: christiane
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 01:15:56 GMT
Do freeware fonts (downloaded from he internet) have copyright?

Font Converter

From: Andy Calvert
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 16:44:07 GMT
I am looking for a DXF to TTF converter. Is anything like that available?

Family font & panose in Windows 95

From: Eric Grimois
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 21:49:34 GMT
How does Windows 95 process a family name (swiss, roman, decorative, modern...) from panose data ?

Thank a lot


TrueTypeFonts are spaced out!

From: Kevin Geiss
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 22:25:28 GMT
When I specify a true type font as the font in an xterm, the characters have a bunch of padding around them. so if I type

ls -l

it looks like I typed

l s - l

How can I fix it?

I'm using the nvidia accelerated xserver in redhat linux 6.1. my friend is using redhat 6.1's xfs and has the exact same problem.

we each ran ttmkfdir. he put his trutype font directory in the xfs font path, I put my true type font directory in my X server's font path.

all the fonts can be seen in xfontsel and gfontsel and the spacing is fine there.



From: Ryan Hayes
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 22:30:40 GMT
is there a utility that allows me to convert Adobe Type 1 fonts into True Type Fonts?

arabic fonts win98

From: alsana foad
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 00:46:24 GMT
how can I get arabic fonts that I can add to the office programms like word 97

Greek letter

From: Susan Castorina
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 18:49:15 GMT
I need the greek alphabet in fonts with the phonetic pronounciation for a class lesson I want to present. Thanks,


From: Louise
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 20:23:57 GMT
Hi, I have a missing font in the computer at work, making it totally unable for me to be able to use our forms program. I am frustrated because I am unable to figure out how to get a font into the computer, and I can't identify the exact font/s that are/is missing. The only thing I know is that they are True Type fonts. Can you help me?------Thanks Louise

hyroglifics instead of words

From: Louise
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 20:44:40 GMT
Hi again, I sent a post, but after reading through some of the posts on this page, realize my post was scanty in explaining my problem. We are a very small Real Estate company. One of the person's kids who is here played in the computer and deleted some of the fonts. Nothing happened until we downloaded our ZIPPED FORMS PROGRAM FROM our State Real Estate Board. I showed them what kind of hyroglifics, (looks like a bunch of shapes, and not letters at all) has moved in and our forms are not usable. They explained that we had missing fonts, and need to install the missing fonts. However, I am pretty computer illeterate, and I have no idea of how to find the fonts, or how install them. We use True Type, is all I know.

I do not know how to fix this problem. Can you help me? you can e-mail me to ask me questions. Please any help you can give me will be very appreciated. We are unable to use our program this way. I hope my "explaining" this has helped. Louise

CG Times TTF

From: Carol Sauer
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 18:33:21 GMT
I've lost my CG Times TTF on my computer. Is there a way to copy those fonts from my laptop to a disk and reinstall to my desktop? Thak you

True Type fonts and MS Publisher

From: Kate
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 18:55:10 GMT
Printing from MS Publisher using TT font Moderne Regular will only print as all bold - possibly because this font has four drivers operating its four versions and Publisher can only see one of thesm. I can it to print correctly from other applications. Also seems to be more of a problem printing to our color printer - a qms magicolor 2 - I have tried everything to get it to print wysiwyg - even to printing TT fonts as bitmaps to no avail on Publisher. Is there a version of Moderne that is more recent than Altsys Fontographer 3.5 from 1993?

MetaFont -> TrueType conversion?

From: Maurice Bauhahn
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 06:13:22 GMT
Are you aware of any utility which can convert MetaFont formulae to TrueType outlines?

I like the sparse theory of a pen-nib and axis for designing fonts. However I urgently need to create some new TrueType fonts and am not happy with Fontographer.

Thank you for your help,



True Type fonts for WP5.1

From: Kat Stewart
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 11:17:02 GMT
I'm looking for a TrueType Arial 12 or Swiss Roman 12 font to use with my HPIII printer for WP5.1 documents. Does such an animal exist?

Font Description

From: Scr34m
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 15:02:01 GMT
Where Can I Find TTF Structure/Header Description ???

I Want A Program written but i don't know the ttf's Header

What is 2nd level and 3rd level support?

From: Mohan Gangan
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 19:51:39 GMT
what is 2nd level and 3rd level support?


Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2000 02:35:46 GMT
please i downloaded all these .ttf files but dont know how to use them please help...e-mail me at PLEASE!!!

can't download

From: Valerie
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2000 16:40:17 GMT
I have tried several times to download a font from your site, it tells me the download is complete and I have an icon for the file, but I can't open it. I get an error message that says the zip font file is invalid and cannot open. HELP ! how do I download one of these fonts and be able to use it in my word perfect program ?

Palatino Font

From: Daniel
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 17:03:10 GMT
Are there any FREE Palatino fonts on the Web? I use a PC and

none of my applications comes with it.



Answer to "How to use a TTF font in Web"

From: Ghahremanlo Reza
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 12:25:49 GMT

For using a TTF font in your page you must be familiar with the code page of font then write your text in that code page then use font tag before and after the text that you like to show by that font . For example:

It is a test text for tou!!!!


truetype fonts

From: Debbie
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 16:00:57 GMT
what exactly is truetype font?

what is typeface?

what is letter space?

From: Kostas
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2000 01:11:48 GMT
Could someone name a site where i can download some sets of the most common fonts such as Helvetica?

true type conversion

From: kevin
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2000 16:53:50 GMT
I need to convert a bunch of windows fonts (*.fon) to true type fonts. I also have the *.fnt version if that's useful.

no puedo ver la muestra de mis ttf instaladas

From: Jorge Alberca Balarezo
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 23:02:26 GMT
Cuando quiero vissualizar mis fuentes intsladas no se me muestran. Esto a ocurrido luego de reinstalar el Win98.

Que podra suceder como poder solucionar este problema.

Tengo una PentiumII de 333Mhz y con 32Mb de RAM

want for devnagari fonts : abhilasha,amrita,maya

From: mahesh
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 07:38:12 GMT
please send me the following fonts which i have mentioned in the subject.

Retrieving arabic glyphs in Win95

From: MHSS
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2000 15:37:12 GMT
I am trying to get the outline curves of the arabic glyphs under Win95 using the Glyph indexes given by GetCharacterPlacement. A simple approach should be, to open a path, draw the desired Glyph, close and retrieve the Paths curves. Unfortunately, the ExtTextOut function used with ETO_GLYPH_INDEX does not do anything when drawn into a path (even though it should, since exactly the same WORKS under Windows NT 4.0), it works only directly into a HDC (display or bitmap). The same function used WITHOUT ETO_GLYPH_INDEX can render into a path (seems to be a Win95 bug)...

My question is: Is there another way to retrieve the characters outlines ? (It seems, that GetGlyphOutline accepts only Latin font coding...).additionaly please send an example using geycharacterplacement for arabic language in delphi enviorment.

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