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Woody44
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I need a font

Post by Woody44 » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:15 pm

I have Mega Font Now. It's great, but there are so many fonts, and so many that are similar to one another, that it's difficult to zero in on exactly the right one.

At the moment, I need a fairly classical, formal serif font that includes letters such as "A" and "R" that have the ending stroke continue below the base line to form a swash. Can someone give me some suggestions which fonts to start looking at?

Thank you.
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Woody44
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Re: I need a font

Post by Woody44 » Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:50 pm

Related question: The font manager that comes with Megafont Now doesn't appear to offer any way to view the entire character set of the fonts, and I can't find any other freeware font managers that can display the complete character sets. Is there any way to do this? In the long term I would also like to be able to print out pages with the complete character sets and build up a reference notebook but, for now, I just need to be able view the full character sets on screen so I can look for things like swash capitals.

[Edit] Correction: I found the view panel for the character sets in the Megafont Now font manager.

Woody44
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Re: I need a font

Post by Woody44 » Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:01 pm

I am still in need of an answer to the original question:

"I need a fairly classical, formal serif font that includes letters such as "A" and "R" that have the ending stroke continue below the base line to form a swash. Can someone give me some suggestions which fonts to start looking at?"

There must be some fonts out of the 7,500 fonts in Megafont Now that have swash descenders as an option for the capital letters. Can someone tell me what they are, or how to find them?

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Re: I need a font

Post by SuperTech » Thu Mar 18, 2021 7:49 pm

You can find complete details and preview of fonts on this link.

Woody44
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Re: I need a font

Post by Woody44 » Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:46 pm

Thank you.

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