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PakSets and Customization => General Resources and Tools => Menu, Skins and Others => Topic started by: Vonjo on February 11, 2012, 01:50:01 PM

Title: Change Font Test
Post by: Vonjo on February 11, 2012, 01:50:01 PM
I converted DejaVu Sans Mono to work with Simutrans.  :)

(http://i.imgur.com/v8lJy.png)
Title: Re: Change Font Test
Post by: Carl on February 11, 2012, 01:58:33 PM
Looks really good! Was it a lengthy process? What tools did it require?
Title: Re: Change Font Test
Post by: Vonjo on February 11, 2012, 05:41:29 PM
Yes, it looks good in large screen, but not in smaller screen.


I use otf2bdf and bdfresize (and optionally Fontforge) in Linux.
Not sure how to do that in Windows.
Title: Re: Change Font Test
Post by: Fabio on February 11, 2012, 10:36:13 PM
Why is this in forum lounge?
I'm moving it to resources board.
Title: Re: Change Font Test
Post by: jk271 on February 11, 2012, 10:36:32 PM
It is nice to see some possible changes concerning to fonts. It may exhibit discussion and coding to enable full utf8 support.

I have been inspired by yours experiments.

There are some lines from result file of my experiment:

FONT -FreeType-DejaVu Sans Mono-Medium-R-Normal--10-100-77-75-P-57-ISO10646-1
SIZE 10 77 75
FONTBOUNDINGBOX 7 16 -2 -6
STARTPROPERTIES 19
FOUNDRY "FreeType"
FAMILY_NAME "DejaVu Sans Mono"
WEIGHT_NAME "Medium"
SLANT "R"
SETWIDTH_NAME "Normal"
ADD_STYLE_NAME ""
PIXEL_SIZE 10
POINT_SIZE 100
RESOLUTION_X 77
RESOLUTION_Y 75
SPACING "P"
AVERAGE_WIDTH 57
CHARSET_REGISTRY "ISO10646"
CHARSET_ENCODING "1"
FONT_ASCENT 9
FONT_DESCENT 2
Title: Re: Change Font Test
Post by: Vonjo on February 12, 2012, 04:45:39 AM
Why is this in forum lounge?
I'm moving it to resources board.
Thanks. I thought it was just a test.

I have been inspired by yours experiments.

There are some lines from result file of my experiment:
Great. It looks better than mine.
Title: Re: Change Font Test
Post by: Vonjo on March 13, 2012, 09:55:07 AM
Lucida Console font has a bitmap version. :)

(http://i.imgur.com/7UB3E.png)

FYI, Lucida Console is used as BSOD font up to Windows 7 ;)
Title: Re: Change Font Test
Post by: sirpong on March 26, 2013, 07:42:14 PM
Hi guys I need your help!
I'm Thai and like simutrans very much and needs the font that support Thai.
How can I do for changing the font?

Please help me!
Thank you

very sorry about my eng :)
Title: Re: Change Font Test
Post by: Combuijs on March 26, 2013, 07:55:16 PM
But there is no Thai translation of Simutrans...