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News from the font industry.

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2016-06-27, 21:19

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No New Posts FontLab VI

General discussion about the upcoming FontLab VI font editor and related type design software products (formerly known as "Victoria"). Please post feature requests, ideas, comments.

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Thomas Phinney (FontLab) in Re: Cyber Monday 2015: H...
2015-12-01, 09:32

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Professional font editor by FontLab. General discussion

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2016-09-25, 19:40

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Font editor for Desktop Publishing by FontLab. General discussion

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2016-09-19, 03:41

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Basic font editor by FontLab. All topics

LindaC in Distorted Bitmap font
2016-08-26, 08:15

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Outline font converter by FontLab. All topics

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2016-09-27, 08:20

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Professional bitmap font editor by FontLab. All topics

Micah in Re: Strange behavior
2016-03-22, 06:06

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Free color font typesetter by FontLab. All topics.

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2016-09-24, 07:09

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High-end two-byte font editor by FontLab. All topics

Haglotler in Re: User-Defined Sort Or...
2016-08-15, 19:26

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17 Topics

No New Posts ScanFont

Turn graphics into fonts, by FontLab. All topics

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2015-11-29, 22:04

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Turn images, logos and signatures into fonts, by FontLab. All topics

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2011-07-30, 07:24

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The art of type design, design styles, working methods

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2016-07-24, 02:15

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2016-07-05, 08:38

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Hinting and screen quality of Type 1, TrueType and OpenType fonts

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2015-12-31, 02:09

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Technical structure of font formats (Type 1, TrueType, OpenType), font format specifications, low-level tools

Thomas Phinney (FontLab) in Re: It is possible to ha...
2016-03-09, 18:03

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Discussion about web font embedding technologies (EOT @font-face, OTF/TTF @font-face, sIFR etc.)

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2016-04-14, 02:19

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2014-12-03, 09:28

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2016-08-24, 10:31

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Post here if you're available to take on work in the field of type design or font technology.

Sandy JMA in Font Technician
2013-03-13, 01:34

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No New Posts Adobe FDK for OpenType (AFDKO)

Set of free commandline applications for OpenType font development

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2016-03-27, 17:39

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No New Posts Microsoft Font Validator

Free Windows tool for testing of TrueType and OpenType fonts

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BobH in Font Validator now open ...
2016-07-21, 09:18

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No New Posts Microsoft Visual OpenType Layout Tool (VOLT)

Free Windows tool for adding OpenType Layout tables to fonts with TrueType outlines

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Med in Re: Problem with positio...
2016-01-11, 02:09

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Free Windows tool allowing Web authors create EOT font objects

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Clowns in Re: MSWord
2015-06-24, 18:41

19 Posts
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No New Posts Microsoft Visual TrueType (VTT)

Windows tool for graphical hinting of OpenType fonts with TrueType outlines

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sergey.s.betke in How I can use VTT in bat...
2016-08-16, 05:41

8 Posts
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Python scripting in FontLab Studio, TransType or RoboFab

telex in Changing Glyph Definitio...
2016-06-22, 13:26

217 Posts
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No New Posts Other font-related tools

Discussion about other 3rd party font-related tools

George Thomas in Re: OTMaster updates?
2013-10-18, 20:21

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No New Posts SBL Fonts

General discussion about the biblical fonts from SBL

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2016-03-17, 15:09

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Child Boards: SBL Hebrew, SBL Greek, SBL BibLit
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Discussion about shortcomings and limitations of the UFO format and suggestions how to correct the problems or extend the format using "custom" data.

Adam Twardoch (FontLab) in Re: A quick look at UFO ...
2014-09-22, 17:23

5 Posts
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No New Posts [sfntmake] Font build profiles

Discussion on "font build profiles", a mechanism for a unified way to produce fonts, from source files to final font files.

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No New Posts Archive: Old FontLab forum

The archive of the old MSN board for FontLab products

ArchivePoster in Migrating my group
2009-01-10, 15:44

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The archive of the old MSN group for Microsoft Font Validator

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2009-01-27, 14:38

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No New Posts Archive: Old Microsoft VOLT group

The archive of the old MSN group for Microsoft VOLT

Moderators: Sergey Malkin (Microsoft), Si Daniels (Microsoft)

ArchivePoster in Re: Arabic fonts
2009-02-09, 03:59

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The archive of the old MSN group for Microsoft VTT

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2007-05-05, 10:57

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Child Boards: Archive: VTT Downloads, Archive: VTT Support, Archive: VTT Suggestions
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The archive of the old MSN group for Microsoft WEFT

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ArchivePoster in Re: Forum is movin...
2009-01-18, 13:04

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The archive of the old MSN group for SBL Fonts

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ArchivePoster in Notice: SBL font user co...
2009-02-08, 16:36

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Child Boards: Archive: SBL Hebrew, Archive: SBL Greek
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Discussion about the FontLab.com website.

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2015-05-13, 19:26

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