Re: Fonts for railroad lettering
A&Y Dave in MD
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I use CorelDraw 12 which I picked up for $50 or so. I scan a photo using their paint equivalent, adjust to get even with no distortion, then save image (raster format like JPG or PNG). Then I open draw app, import the image as non-editable background layer. Then I draw vector image of lettering. Vector image can be called with no pixelation and prints fine. I did create a Southern Railway TrueType font by exporting each vector character separately after tracing a scanned lettering diagram. Hard to find all characters in one size though, and different sizes of same "font" may have significant differences I found. One size does not fit all, but it can be close enough for most.
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On Feb 18, 2015, at 12:06 PM, 'Al and Patricia Westerfield' westerfieldalfred@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote: