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Old 05-22-2017, 05:59 PM   #1
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Fonts - sharing, suggestions etc.

I thought I should share two fonts I created years ago for use in my first Onyx.
FreeSerifSg8 and FreeSerifSg12 are variants of URW++ Design & Development GmbH's FreeSerif, emboldened by 8% em and 12% em in FontForge to reach the correct balance of "ink and paper" on the screen.
I love FreeSerif as I find it one of the few possible competitors to the Garamond Simoncini.

Procedure for use varies from software to software, but normally one may create a "Fonts" directory in the /sdcard/ - containing the .ttf files, normally four for the four variants of Regular, Bold, Italic and BoldItalic - and have software point to it. Kingsoft Office, an example of an exception, needs to have the fonts copied in a specific folder, /sdcard/KingsoftOffice/.fonts/ (or similar).

Enjoy.
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Old 05-23-2017, 04:22 AM   #2
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Thanks to share this ! I'm going to test it with my M92.
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Old 03-13-2019, 05:35 AM   #3
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I was in need of a thick sans-serif, so I modified the weight of the DejaVu font (Bitstream and Tavmjong Bah) to quite an amount. Not bold, just very thick.

I only processed the regular (book) set, in case after testing I will post the complete set (R, B, I, BI).

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Old 03-13-2019, 06:02 PM   #4
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I improved the thickened DejaVu font and completed the set (R, B, I, BI).
Here are the files.

Actually, I am using it with the AR set. But surely it could also be useful on EPD displays.

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