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-====== Create a Font with BirdFont ====== 
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-See [[create_a_font_from_images|the new version of this tutorial]]. 
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-{{youtube>​UxVhe3J7eGw?​medium}} 
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-The video is here: https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=UxVhe3J7eGw 
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-  - Draw [[http://​birdfont.org/​images/​tutorial/​amet.jpeg|some letters]] and create a digital image of the drawing. 
-  - Create a new font and select the first glyph in the overview tab. 
-  - Insert the background image. {{:​insert_background.png|}} 
-  - Scale background image. {{:​property.png|}} 
-  - Move the background image to it's position. {{:​move_background.png|}} 
-  - Move x-height, baseline and side bearings to their positions. {{:​helpline.png|}} 
-  - Select the pen and and right-click to add control points. {{:​pen.png|}} 
-  - Hide the background image. {{:​show_background.png|}} 
-  - Hold down shift and select all nodes in-between the corner nodes. 
-  - Create smooth curves by tying handles for the selected control points. {{:​tie_point.png|}} 
-  - Align all paths with the background image. 
-  - Create a counter path. {{:​cut.png|}} 
-  - Look at the result. (Ctrl+P) 
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-Don't forget to [[naming|updated name and description]]. 
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