[texhax] Tironian Sign Et

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Thu Feb 16 13:07:12 CET 2006

On Feb 15, 2006, at 5:43 PM, Chris Yocum wrote:

>      In order to get something that is that symbol, I have taken a
> look at Metafont and its facilities.  I found Metafont to be
> fascinating (finally a use for all that math I took) but I am worried
> about how to integrate a bitmap font (especially just one symbol) into
> a PS T1 or TTF document, which I believe mine is currently
> (essentially in one or the other outline font).  The process of
> getting a bitmap font to an outline font (like T1 or TTF) seems
> cumbersome at best and could be impossible on my windows machine right
> now.

Take a look at the nifty METATYPE1 project for an optimized way to  
accomplish this (getting a METAFONT converted to a Type 1 or OpenType  


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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