Re: TECH: Adventures in idiocy using FontCreator
|From:||Ollock Ackeop <ollock@...>|
|Date:||Monday, July 23, 2007, 16:39|
On Sun, 22 Jul 2007 14:08:46 +0100, Geoff Horswood
>Yesterday I started playing with the evaluation copy
>of FontCreator I downloaded, trying to make a decent
>Franj font from pieces of Greek and Cyrillic character
>...and promptly managed to install said finished
>product over the top of the Arial regular font, so
>that when I went online, everything that wasn't in
>bold or italics was in Franj script.
>It took more than 3 hours to reassemble the alphabet
>once I realised what had happened.
>I'm still not sure why it did what it did. Anyone
>care to help save me from my own idiocy?
What you need to do is save it somewhere other than your font folder and
make sure the name of the font is changed in the settings. Might also be
helpful to map your characters to Private Use Unicode points rather than in
the main font -- (which is why the Conlang Unicode Registry exists)