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convert_images_to_vector_font [2014/09/04 19:52]
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 ====== Autotrace Background Images ====== ====== Autotrace Background Images ======
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 +Video: [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=pJD5HDf9OOE]]
  
 If you want to create a font form your own handwriting and don't want to [[create_a_font_from_images|trace the letters manually]] is autotrace a good option. Birdfont can automatically convert the raster images to vector graphics. Manual tracing gives you more control over the process but you can achieve equally good result by autotracing the image and adjusting the shape of the letter afterwards. If you want to create a font form your own handwriting and don't want to [[create_a_font_from_images|trace the letters manually]] is autotrace a good option. Birdfont can automatically convert the raster images to vector graphics. Manual tracing gives you more control over the process but you can achieve equally good result by autotracing the image and adjusting the shape of the letter afterwards.
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 Click on autotrace to convert the image to a glyph in your vector font. The process typically takes between one and five minutes. Click on autotrace to convert the image to a glyph in your vector font. The process typically takes between one and five minutes.
  
-You can also adjust the number ​of details ​with {{:​autotrace_details.png|}}. A value of 0.5 will create a glyph with very few details and a value of 2.0 will capture very small details.+You can also adjust the amount ​of detail ​with {{:​autotrace_details.png|}}. A value of 0.5 will create a glyph with very few details and a value of 2.0 will capture very small details.
  
 You can also adjust the smoothness of the generated glyph with {{:​simplify_autotraced_image.png|}}. You can also adjust the smoothness of the generated glyph with {{:​simplify_autotraced_image.png|}}.
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-{{youtube>​pJD5HDf9OOE?​medium}} 
-Video: [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=pJD5HDf9OOE]]