|04-29-2014, 08:54 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Device: prs 650
What's the default font for the prs650?
I just got a Kindle I want it to be as Sony like as possible.
|04-29-2014, 09:29 PM||#2|
You kids get off my lawn!
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Device: Dell Axim, PRS350/650, PB Touch Lux 623, Paperwhite
I thought that Sony consistently used Georgia, but that it was a slightly different version of Georgia than the one that comes standard with Windows.
|05-10-2014, 03:31 PM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Device: IPad Mini 2 Retina
In theory you can extract the fonts from the firmware and use them on other devices. They are TTF format. I don't know if the Kindle will use side-loaded fonts.
The Sony font names are:
Dutch801 Rm BT Roman
Courier 10 BT Roman
Swis721 BT Roman
They are copyrighted by Bitstream Inc.
The fonts on come in regular versions, no italic/bold. As I recall, the PRS650 spoofs italic and bold by munging the regular font. I guess this will not work on the Kindle, i.e., if you use the Sony font on the Kindle, you won't get bold/italic. However, all versions of these fonts (regular, bold, italic etc) are probably available on the internet.
Last edited by ShellShock; 05-10-2014 at 03:37 PM.
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