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create_a_new_font_in_birdfont_2x [2015/11/04 16:24]
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create_a_new_font_in_birdfont_2x [2015/11/06 19:48]
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 [[create_a_font_from_background_images|Import a new background image]] [[create_a_font_from_background_images|Import a new background image]]
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 +Open the overview tab and double click on the glyph you want to edit.
  
 Select the background tool and resize the image. {{:​move_bg.png|}} Select the background tool and resize the image. {{:​move_bg.png|}}
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 Select the tool for moving control points. (m) {{:​move_control_points.png|}} You will use this tool to help  you outline your background image. ​ First, select all the nodes (points) in between the corner nodes you made with the bezier tool. As you select these points, shift+click. ​ The color of the selected points will change to the stroke color you changed in the first four steps. Select the tool for moving control points. (m) {{:​move_control_points.png|}} You will use this tool to help  you outline your background image. ​ First, select all the nodes (points) in between the corner nodes you made with the bezier tool. As you select these points, shift+click. ​ The color of the selected points will change to the stroke color you changed in the first four steps.
  
-Select all the nodes in between the corner nodes. (Shift + Click) +Select all the nodes **in between** the corner nodes. (Shift + Click)
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-Click on "tie handles"​ to create a smooth curve. {{:​tie_handles.png|}}+
  
 +Click on the "tie handles"​ icon {{:​tie_handles.png|}} and the handles will appear in the color you selected for them.  Use these to smooth the curves of your outline.
 Select the tool for moving control points, (m) {{:​move_control_points.png|}} Select the tool for moving control points, (m) {{:​move_control_points.png|}}
  
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 [[http://​birdfont.org/​doku/​lib/​exe/​fetch.php/​lower_case_a.png|{{:​lower_case_a.png?​100|}}]] [[http://​birdfont.org/​doku/​lib/​exe/​fetch.php/​lower_case_a.png|{{:​lower_case_a.png?​100|}}]]
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