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Old 02-12-2013, 12:50 PM   #541
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:11 PM   #542
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Okay, I've finally jumped into this. I'm not thrilled with anything I've tried so far. I love the Palatino but I'd like it to be a little darker. I've found (for free) Palatino-Medium regular and also italic. What I can't find is bold or bold italic. It's my understanding that if I load a font into the folder, I have to load all types of the font in order for it to work properly. Do I have that right?

You have the Bold and Bold Italic on your PC unless you have a MAC. It's a standard Windows font. Look in your Font folder.
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:19 PM   #543
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You have the Bold and Bold Italic on your PC unless you have a MAC. It's a standard Windows font. Look in your Font folder.
I've looked and all I see is Palatino Linotype, which I tried. It looks different to me. I have the Linotype in regular, italic, bold, bold-italic, but no medium. Or are you saying all Palatino fonts are the same? Obviously I'm rather confused.
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I've looked and all I see is Palatino Linotype, which I tried. It looks different to me. I have the Linotype in regular, italic, bold, bold-italic, but no medium. Or are you saying all Palatino fonts are the same? Obviously I'm rather confused.
Take the Bold and Bold Italic and then take Palatino Medium and Palatino Medium Italic and open Type Light 3.2 and rename the family to match each other. They will work together. They are the same font just subtle differences you wont notice on the Kindle.

Just for reference here is the Palatino family preview as you can see Palatino Bold and Bold Italic are to be used with Palatino Medium.

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Old 02-12-2013, 01:51 PM   #545
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Take the Bold and Bold Italic and then take Palatino Medium and Palatino Medium Italic and open Type Light 3.2 and rename the family to match each other. They will work together. They are the same font just subtle differences you wont notice on the Kindle.

Just for reference here is the Palatino family preview as you can see Palatino Bold and Bold Italic are to be used with Palatino Medium.
Okay, so I open each font in Type Light and rename them all? When you say "same family" does that mean I should name them all "PalatinoMedium-regular.ttf" (and bold, bold italic, italic)? I'm sorry if these are stupid questions. I'm new to all this.

Edit: Okay, I did that. The font is very different than the Palatino font in the Kindle.

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Old 02-12-2013, 02:13 PM   #546
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Does anyone have a nice sans serif font that they are able to share, pretty please?
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:31 PM   #547
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I think I fixed it. It looks very close to the original Palatino. The main difference I can see is that it's a smaller font.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:52 PM   #548
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Sent you a PM. Have a look at that font
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Old 02-12-2013, 03:03 PM   #549
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Sent you a PM. Have a look at that font
Is this a new one you've modified?
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No, if you already have my fat Georgia, Verdana or DejaVu Serif, then there is no need to download them again. They're still the same ones. But I can make you an obese one, if you so desire...

I've sent Yolina the Verdana version, as she wanted a Sans Serif font.
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'VOLLKORN'


I often use a font called 'VOLLKORN'. Serif and clear.

Try it out:

http://friedrichalthausen.de/?page_id=411

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No, if you already have my fat Georgia, Verdana or DejaVu Serif, then there is no need to download them again. They're still the same ones. But I can make you an obese one, if you so desire...

I've sent Yolina the Verdana version, as she wanted a Sans Serif font.
Ah ok, just checking if it was a new one. Thanks.
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http://friedrichalthausen.de/?page_id=411

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Very pretty! Thanks for the tip.
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