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Old 02-07-2013, 06:47 PM   #511
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You will be reading this thread instead of books. What fun!

I'm just lucky to suddenly remember DejaVu Serif to be a free front, and I like it after it's made a bit fatter. So I've also found my "looks more like a book"-replacement of Caecilia.
Is your modified version shared somewhere? (Hint, hint.)
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:52 PM   #512
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:19 PM   #513
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It's a pity you can't share your version of Amasis - it sounds wonderful.
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I'm not happy with the Italics yet They just don't look right but I read with it last night and I am very happy with the rest of the font.
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:20 PM   #514
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I'm not happy with the Italics yet They just don't look right but I read with it last night and I am very happy with the rest of the font.
What is wrong with the italics? Did you have to generate them?
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:23 PM   #515
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I think if I keep reading this thread I'm going to die of analysis paralysis.
I had to google that one. I feel the same way but I am starting to settle down on which fonts to keep.

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Blossom could you write some quick tutorial for Font Creator 6.5, how to add weight, change line spacing...?
I don't have 6.5 but if you look throughout this thread the info on how to do that has already been posted just do a search. Basically the Metrics will change line spacings and Glyph Transformer is where you can make your font more bold.
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:25 PM   #516
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I want this font!

How do I make my books on KFHD use these fonts? The Paperwhite seems to be better on most books without me changing them.
You'd have to use Mantano or Moon Reader as the KF Kindle app only allows the set of default fonts unless you embedded the font in a KF8 using Calibre.
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:28 PM   #517
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What is wrong with the italics? Did you have to generate them?
No I just don't care for the Amasis version of Italics. The lower case a's are different for one instance and they look like two different fonts. I plan to do some tweaking to get them to match better.
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:58 PM   #518
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No I just don't care for the Amasis version of Italics. The lower case a's are different for one instance and they look like two different fonts. I plan to do some tweaking to get them to match better.
I have the version of Amasis that comes with the T1 and yes, the italics do look like a different font now that I look at it. The version of Amasis from the T1 looks like the one you screen capped except not fixed up.

So how are you going to fix the italics other then redraw a lot of the letters?
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:06 PM   #519
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I have the version of Amasis that comes with the T1 and yes, the italics do look like a different font now that I look at it. The version of Amasis from the T1 looks like the one you screen capped except not fixed up.

So how are you going to fix the italics other then redraw a lot of the letters?
I plan to take the letters that are mismatch and replace the ones from the regular then use Glyph transformer to make them italic. It may work, it may not but I'm gonna give it a try.

Didn't work too well so I resized the font and it looks more even now with the Regular. I'm happy with it.

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You'd have to use Mantano or Moon Reader as the KF Kindle app only allows the set of default fonts unless you embedded the font in a KF8 using Calibre.
Yeah when I use Moon Reader I get the font I want without doing any changes. I guess that is the easiest way to read on the KFHD without alot of work then. Is KF8 called Mobi on Calibre for conversion?
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Yeah when I use Moon Reader I get the font I want without doing any changes. I guess that is the easiest way to read on the KFHD without alot of work then. Is KF8 called Mobi on Calibre for conversion?
Yes and No. It's just better convert to AZW3 than to mess with the Mobi settings to get a KF8 Mobi book.
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I plan to take the letters that are mismatch and replace the ones from the regular then use Glyph transformer to make them italic. It may work, it may not but I'm gonna give it a try.
Just try to remove the italic from PW - and see if that works better - rather than manually slant them.
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False Italic only works only certain tags or classes though. I haven't figure out which ones yet.
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I plan to take the letters that are mismatch and replace the ones from the regular then use Glyph transformer to make them italic. It may work, it may not but I'm gonna give it a try.

Didn't work too well so I resized the font and it looks more even now with the Regular. I'm happy with it.
Screenshot please. Thanks.
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