Re: Has anyone designed fonts for their language
|From:||Robert Hailman <robert@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 30, 2001, 1:18|
dirk elzinga wrote:
> On Tue, 29 May 2001, Dan Seriff wrote:
> > David Peterson wrote:
> > > I've made tons of fonts, but all on this program I have for Mac that
> > > makes it ridiculously easy. I don't have any webpages (don't know how to
> > > make them), but if you have a Mac>Windows font converter, I could send you
> > > some. As for tips...none, unless you're working with a Mac. Sorry. :(
> > What program do you use? Does it cost anything? Is there a website? I've
> > been looking for a decent Mac font program for a ridiculously long time.
> I use Fontographer. I have an old version (3.5, I believe) which
> I got when I was an RA for Wick Miller in 1992. He was keen on
> creating a font which he could use for Numic, so it didn't have
> to have all of the IPA bells and whistles. I'm afraid that I
> don't know if it's still sold, or how much it costs if it is.
Just for the record, there's a Windows version of this out there, too. I
don't know if it's still sold, or how much it costs, but a friend of
mine used to have it, at least, because his father needed it for
whatever reason. I got the impression that it wasn't cheap.