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Organization: ESAT, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Date sent: Fri, 13 Jan 95 09:32:21 +0100
Subject: Re: Calligra
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One of my first (and I must admit, the only successful) tries with metafont,
several years ago, (1987 ?) resulted in a calligraphic font. It worked for our
matrix printer at that time (180 dpi?) However, I never succeeded in really
having it produce 300 dpi or whatever. Maybe someone wants to give it a try?
MJP>> Seems OK at 300dpi
It was said at that time that the output resembles my own hand writing.
Of course, I shaped the letters after my writing, but apart from giving it
reference points, I let Metafont do the big work of doing the roundings.
All letters `match' each other in that they end where the next one begins.
(There are some minor exceptions to this, but that also applies to my own
The relevant files are:
script.mf -- contains all the essential METAFONT code (460 lines)
script10.mf -- for producing the 10pt font (4 lines)
scriptb10.mf -- for producing the bold 10pt font (4 lines)
-- Peter Vanroose
Electrotechnical Department, ESAT
K.U. Leuven, Belgium.