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create_a_new_font_in_birdfont_2x [2015/10/31 08:22]
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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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 Add new control points to your glyph. Use as few points as possible, you can easily add new control points with the tool for moving points later on. Add new control points to your glyph. Use as few points as possible, you can easily add new control points with the tool for moving points later on.
  
-Select the tool for moving control points. (m) {{:​move_control_points.png|}}+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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