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Old 08-07-2012, 07:24 PM   #64
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Originally Posted by astropeak View Post
I created two fonts myself, 14x28 and 16x26. The two fonts are created by double each binary bit of the char bitmap of the font 7x14 and 8x13, and also each horizon line of the char bitmap is doubled.

but when using these font, the terminal can not be started. After I press the key "Shift T T", a message "success!" echoed on the bottom of the screen, but the terminal don't popup.

Is this font right? or the program's issue.
I got your fonts to run. once. and never again. just bombed.

And since my buddy Will18 don't dig the mini-squinting here's my effort

A working 12x24 font that is not utterly without use. : )
Tested as working on myTs 7 Kindle 3.x

Henjoy, Chars.


EDIT: correct formula was bdf2hex blahxblahFont.bdf > blahxblahFont.hex
EDIT EDIT: Although I am yet to understand why some fonts convert correctly and some do not.

I couldnt get the 'made' c tools in unifoundry-5.1.200080907 to produce the expected output. Just so you know; if you can't get them to work either? you're not going mad. I also got unexpected output from the Perl script with certain bdfs's so YMMV (using the tools I mentioned, not the font; that works fine) (MEH)

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