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Font Forge font editor PuPpY 4.0+
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan 2009, 02:13    Post subject:  Font Forge font editor PuPpY 4.0+  

Due to the need of a font editor for Pwidgets, I went on a hunt, And found that the most used Font editor for linux was Font Forge, So I downloaded the source and tried to compile it, grrrrrr errors.
So I went to the Ubuntu gutsy repo and did a search and found it Smile
I then compiled the 2 needed libs and packaged it, Works fine on 4.2.
The only thing I have installed is the devx compiler so if anything is missing Please report and I'll try to fix it.
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan 2009, 02:29    Post subject:  

one error mate, pyhton lib must be in dev
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan 2009, 02:43    Post subject:  

01micko wrote:
one error mate, pyhton lib must be in dev

Yes it is part of the devx. I'll add it and reupload, give me about 4 mins Smile
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan 2009, 02:53    Post subject:  

Ok its up, again, This time with just the python libs, I tested it and it works fine on puppy 4.0 with no devx installed, so its around 4.7MB pet now
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan 2009, 03:06    Post subject:  

Hey Mick I change the link and made it much smaller this time, 3 times the charmer Wink
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan 2009, 03:58    Post subject:  

Thanks ttuuxxx!!!

Works cool now, just got to learn how to use it. Laughing

zigbert will be happy when he gets back from his wild adventure!

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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan 2009, 04:16    Post subject:  

01micko wrote:
Works cool now, just got to learn how to use it. Laughing

Here's a tip ... double-click the glyph you want to edit and the edit window opens ... choose file>export and select .svg format. Now you can edit in inkscape if that's easier for you. When done, open the same glyph and choose file>import and import your modified .svg glyph.

Here's another tip ... don't reinvent the wheel ... go to http://grsites.com/archive/fonts/ and search for Dingbats fonts. Find something with stars, suns, moons, clouds, etc and export that. Modify to taste and import into your composite font.

Hope that helps (yeah, I've been playing too!) Razz

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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan 2009, 04:23    Post subject:  

Glad its finally working out for you guys, When I get a bit of time I might give it a shot also. Smile
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PostPosted: Sun 17 Jul 2011, 19:40    Post subject: Fontforge for Lupu 525
Subject description: Is there a PET for Fontforge?
 

I am new to Linux and Puppy Linux.

There is a smartfont I made in 2006 and would like to make improvements to it using Fontforge. I find that this discussion is 2 and half years old. Would anyone reading this tell if there is a PET package to install Fontforge?

If not, where to get the different files of the package and where they go in the system?

Thanks a bunch!
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PostPosted: Sun 17 Jul 2011, 20:53    Post subject:  

updated the links
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