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Re: Fonts

Postby OCEdesigns » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:53 am

chriscnc43 wrote:Will any font that you download work for the shark?



Good question. I'm just looking into this myself now. Reading what Rando says should help answer most questions.
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Re: Fonts

Postby Kayvon » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:18 pm

Bitmap-based fonts won't work, but those are pretty rare anymore. Every font I've tried has worked. They need to be vector-based, of course. Most fonts are, which allows them to be resized by different programs, including VCarve/Aspire.
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Re: Fonts

Postby OCEdesigns » Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:52 pm

Kayvon wrote:Bitmap-based fonts won't work, but those are pretty rare anymore. Every font I've tried has worked. They need to be vector-based, of course. Most fonts are, which allows them to be resized by different programs, including VCarve/Aspire.



Thanks for this info!
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Re: Fonts

Postby bill z » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:32 pm

Be advised that there are some fonts that have the smallest of small loops within the font that could really mess up your work if not trimmed off.

VCarve will see these loops and try to negotiate them.

So, if at first the picture of your project is all over the place, check for those hidden or small loops that are usually when the vector changes direction.

Hope this helps and good luck.
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Re: Fonts

Postby OCEdesigns » Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:39 pm

I have now downloaded several new fonts and it works excellent! Thanks for all this info
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