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Re: PC: PC Lettering Style
- Subject: Re: PC: PC Lettering Style
- From: "Steffan Forbes" <steffanf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2000 15:25:47 GMT
After purchasing the font myself, I noticed that there were only a couple
of "glitches" with the font as opposed to the actual PC font. As far as I
can tell, the lettering (A-Z) is dead-on. No alterations needed at all.
Mind you, only upper-case (capitals) is ever needed and you must change the
windows font option to bold and italic. As for the numbers, only the number
"1" has a problem. The Bitstrem font has the little flag at the top of the
number so it looks like the european version of the nuber "1". The PC font
is actually just a slanted line (/). It is an easy fix... just use the
capital letter "I" in place of the number "1" and you will have the complete
set of PC numbers 0-9. The only other glitch I found is with the ampersand
(&). It is hard to describe, but it is slightly "off". It is close enough
for me and really only concerns those who wish to model certain Peoria &
>From: Jerry Jordak <jer -AT- smellycat.com>
>Reply-To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>Subject: Re: PC: PC Lettering Style
>Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2000 22:17:50 -0400
>Speaking of fonts and such, I couldn't find that other info on the
>slight glitches with the Square721 Bold Extended font compared to the
>official PC slant lettering. Sorry....I don't know what happened to it.
>However, it should work OK 99% of the time, so I wouldn't sweat it too
>Maybe if keeps raining in Ohio for the next few days I might actually
>get around to updating the PC web site again....
>Jerry W. Jordak It's not the trains that amaze me--
>mailto:email@example.com it's the fish heads.
>http://prozac.cwru.edu/jer/ -- Mark Bailey
>Acts 16:31 <><
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