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Subject: Re: Comma in nimbus-14 or xtal-14 font (Jim Legg)

Re: Comma in nimbus-14 or xtal-14 font (Jim Legg)

From: Jens Arnold <arnold-j_at_t-online.de>
Date: 2005-08-01

Hello Antonius

On 31.07.2005, you wrote:

> If you have the convbdf.exe program, you can correct the
> missing comma by modifying the problematic part in the two
> bdf-files with a standard text editor in the following way:

> STARTCHAR comma
> ENCODING 44
> SWIDTH 666 0
> DWIDTH 4 0
> BBX 2 4 1 -2
> BITMAP
> C0
> C0
> 40
> 80
> ENDCHAR
> STARTCHAR hyphen
> ENCODING 45
> SWIDTH 666 0
> DWIDTH 7 0
> BBX 8 1 1 4
> BITMAP
> F8
> ENDCHAR

> Then run convbdf.exe on the modified files and store the
> resulting font files in the .rockbox font folder.

> Problems are:
> xtal-14.bdf: hyphen definition is wrong (overwrites comma
> definition) nimbus-14.bdf: comma definition missing

> Hopefully one of the developers with CVS access will modify
> the fonts soon.

Fixed in cvs. Thanks for pointing out the problem! I was the one
who made xtal-14 back then, (based on chicage 12) and always
wondered about the missing comma, though it was displayed in
pfaedit...

Regards, Jens

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