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Old 01-21-2013, 11:13 AM   #91
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Heavier Garamond and Goudy

Many thanks Bartveld. Will let you know how it goes. Do you know of any fonts similar to fontin, apart from Linux Biolinum, or could someone post a heavier font in?
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Goudy and Garamond still too light

Hi Bartveld,
the fonts are nearly perfect, but are still a bit too light. Is there any possibility that you could make them darker/heavier?
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Hi Bartveld,
the fonts are nearly perfect, but are still a bit too light. Is there any possibility that you could make them darker/heavier?
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I will look into it tomorrow, but with the Garamond I fear the letters will fill up.
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Many thanks Bartveld. Will let you know how it goes. Do you know of any fonts similar to fontin, apart from Linux Biolinum, or could someone post a heavier font in?
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Does http://www.identifont.com/similar?O4L help?
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:27 AM   #95
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OK, here's an even fatter Goudy and Garamond. Still haven't had the time to try them out myself, which is not very useful, anyway, since typeface is a matter of very personal taste. Don't hesitate to ask further weight, though the increments will get smaller and smaller.
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To Peter T and Bartveld,
Many thanks for your kind help.
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OK, here's an even fatter Goudy and Garamond. Still haven't had the time to try them out myself, which is not very useful, anyway, since typeface is a matter of very personal taste. Don't hesitate to ask further weight, though the increments will get smaller and smaller.
Could you do a heavier weight Roboto? Please, please, please.
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Could you do a heavier weight Roboto? Please, please, please.
Where do I find Roboto? (being lazy)
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Where do I find Roboto? (being lazy)
http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/roboto

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Now there are 16 fonts in there. Which ones do you want to have more weight? If you're using Regular and Italic you might consider trying out Medium and Medium Italic first. That's where I'll end up if I give Regular and Italic more weight, anyway.
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Hi Bartveld,
The Garamond and Goudy are brilliant, many thanks for those. I was wondering if you could do a slightly weightier version of Fontin Serif, as I don't like the look of the Sans version?
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Now there are 16 fonts in there. Which ones do you want to have more weight? If you're using Regular and Italic you might consider trying out Medium and Medium Italic first. That's where I'll end up if I give Regular and Italic more weight, anyway.
I tried the medium, and it looks a little heavy. I was using Regular, and it seemed a little light. How about modifying Regular and Italic so they are between regular and medium?

Again, thanks for all the effort.
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@Polly7: you mean this one?
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Well, Polly7 and John F, here you go. Enjoy.
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Well, Polly7 and John F, here you go. Enjoy.
Thank you, thank you, thank you.

And for the Roboto modified, could you please make it a little smaller (so 12pt is 9 pt)? There is a wicked size jump on my Kobo Glo, and I'm hoping that shifting the size would help.

Again, thank you.
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