Re: Commodore fonts?

From: Pontus Lidman (
Date: 2004-02-18 18:11:41

I'd like to chime in with a comment if I may,

> >> Anyone have any idea as to what software would actually do
> >> something like this?
> > pfaedit and maybe an automatic bitmap to vector tracer.
> Doesn't PfaEdit do the tracing? I tried a few commercial Windows
> programs lately for drawing True Type-fonts, but apart from that
> they cost money, it is close to impossible for an amateur to get
> any useful font out of it, both when you draw on freehand and when
> you import a bitmap graphic.

PfaEdit uses a text format as its native storage, and I imagine it
wouldn't be too hard to write a program that looks at the C64 bitmap
font and emits text lines of line and move commands in this
format. Then PfaEdit can export TrueType or Type1 for you.

Pontus Lidman,, Software Engineer
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