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    font test?

    Good day to you.

    I've just finished work on a font and have put together a very wee site around it. I'd appreciate any comments on both the site and the font itself. things that don't work, suggestions or anything that infuriates you etc.

    www.overnightdesign.co.uk/aerobic

    Hey, you can never have too big a type collection.

    Thanks in advance,
    Barrie

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    Ohhh thats really nice. Really nice. Very nice. So nice to see something nice for a change. I feel positively elated.

    Beautiful work, both font and site.

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    Love it... I love mini-sites like this, always wanted a chance to make one...

    Ah well...

    Lovely font, good graphics, like it...

    On the preloader might want to delete the bitmap background in flash and set it to transparent so you see the html background ( I got a wierd lookin border )

    Robb
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    how can you make your own fonts? ive allways wanted to make some!! is there software you can download?

    thanks.

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    by the way, the sign has only one line!

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    How could you not remember Macromedia Fontographer

    Robb
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    Originally posted by bacon man
    by the way, the sign has only one line!
    Traditionally it has two...
    "Wah wah wah Dorothy Parker wah wah wah" - hanratty21

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    Originally posted by robbmcaulay
    How could you not remember Macromedia Fontographer

    Robb
    HUH? $349??????

    lol, any free (or cheaper) downloads?

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    Hmm i do remember some other ones.... font x-press or something. Oh dear, damn brain.

    I suggest you maker a post in the fonts forum as you are likely to get a better response.

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    Cheers very much for the feedback.

    If you're thinking about doing your own set of characters the best thing to do is sketch them out rough on paper or screen then actually construct them in freehand or Illustrator. By the time you've done that you'll know wether you actually want to splash out on a copy of Fontlab or fontographer.

    It's a pricey wee bleeder.

    Good luck,
    Barrie

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    Barrie, surely if we have the freehand files and you have the font software and we have a donation then we have a font? Right?
    "Wah wah wah Dorothy Parker wah wah wah" - hanratty21

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    i dont need a software that can make fonts (i can do them in flash) but something that just lets you import certain files and put them on certain keys!

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    Very nice indeed. Could I ask a few questions. I am new to flash.


    1. How did you get the diagonal line effect? Was each line done individually with the line tool?

    2. When designing a site like this, do you sit down an draw it all on paper first? What are YOUR steps in doing something like this?

    3. I won't bother even asking how you designed the fonts - that's well beyond me at the moment.

    Brin
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    Nice work. Definitely a different feel from the rest.

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    wow! smooth & VERY well designed. Outstanding.

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