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Comment by JingYo 11th July 2018

While browsing the hidden gems, I came across a sight I found quite peculiar: Buckaroo, a nice design by FS master funk_king, with only a 4.87 balanced rating across 30 (!) votes. I went to it to see what the issue was, but to my surprise, there was none that I could find. I voted it a 10, but the rating only went up to 4.91. I then went to its balanced ratings page, where I found that FS claims that it has a 4.65 average rating, despite having 13 tens, 12 others of six or more, and only 4 votes of two or one. I calculated the mean by hand (well, with a calculator) and came up with ~8.23 as what I would call the "average rating". So what's going on here?

Comment by ETHproductions 10th August 2018

(excuse me, I meant the Vote Breakdown page... A comment-editing feature would be nice, as long as there's a way to view previous versions of the comment :-) )

Comment by ETHproductions 10th August 2018

Also, I made a mathematical error: the mean of the 31 ratings is ~7.55, not ~8.23. Still a far cry from ~4.65 though!

Comment by ETHproductions 10th August 2018

Thanks @ETH I'll look into it

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 10th August 2018

I am currently correcting the ratings for all FontStructions. This particular case is a special one. The average rating and weighted rating are actually accurate, the number of votes displayed and their values are not.

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 11th August 2018

Seems that for me the font editor is bugged a the moment. uppon opening a project I get a fully filled grid canvas.

Am I the only one who's having this, or anyone got any clues whats wrong?

Comment by Sed4tives 12th August 2018

Ah. Looks like a firefox bug …

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 12th August 2018

Yea that was what I thought as well. When I resize the browser window manually the editor gets back to normal.

I am now reinstalling all browser runtime apps such as flash.

Comment by Sed4tives 13th August 2018

Fixed now.

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 13th August 2018

Yeah, I see, thanks boss!

Comment by Sed4tives 13th August 2018

There should be a way to define alternates (oldstyle, tabular, Stylistic sets 1-20, etc.)

Comment by anonymous-1520403 6th September 2018

Wishlist -#-possibility while in Fontstructor preview, to type 'unicode names' with 1 or more letters (in sets above  MoreLatin) to allow their kerning with other glyphs -#-automatic attachment of a BasicLatin glyph's individually added "'kerning value"' when hand/auto-copying glyphs to other sets , maintaining ratio between the kerned-partner glyph and the diacritically changed BasicLatin glyph (this could automate all "'kerned pairs'" on Latin based glyph bands *i.e.  the BasicLatin LC 'l' with caron followed by 'a' *)

Comment by Aeolien 11th September 2018

I second Aeolien's suggestions. Anything to help automate or duplicate kerning would be of great benefit, particularly to US/UK keyboard users.

Comment by zephram 12th September 2018

I think the copy to latin accents should copy to latin-A, latin-B, Latin-Add as well, so we wouldn't have to use a lot of time copying and pasting individial letters...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 12th September 2018

Wishlist: Half-arc bricks, at least for the halfwidth ones.

Why: Apart from the fact that they enable MANY new designs and styles, there is presently no way to invent, whether through stacking or composites or both, any brick that has geometry like these. Many designs achieve curves like this through polygons, but almost none of them have congruent geometry on the inline and outline components at the same time, and those that do are built in a huge scale. These bricks would be useful at almost any scale.

I know this has probably been suggested before, but these bricks really would be useful. Just looking at this diagram makes me get about a dozen different ideas:

Comment by zephram 27th September 2018

Alternately: One half-arc brick in the three different widths. This would still let users rotate and flip the half-arc to complete portions of circles.

Comment by zephram 27th September 2018

@zephram Sounds like a good idea.

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 27th September 2018

Oh yes, it does! ;-)

It would solve the terminals problem in half of my FontStructions...

Comment by laynecom 27th September 2018

Mine too... It'd make it easier to fontstruct an X in a circle

Comment by anonymous-1520403 27th September 2018

Half arc bricks are a cool idea. I've tried building them and the ones I have made have been pretty rough.

Comment by jonrgrover 27th September 2018

I definitely agree with adding the half-arc bricks, for different widths of arc preferably (and don't forget eighth-circle bricks!). Of course, if we had either a "subtract" tool or an "invert" option, these would be a piece of cake :-)

Regarding accents, I'd like to have a feature where the base letters are not only copied to higher ranges, but also "linked"—so that any change in the base letter changes all the accented versions as well. Several times I've decided to make a design change after implmenting accents, and then had to copy the change to every other copy of the letter spread throughout the Unicode ranges. Preferably this feature would also link kerning data as in Aeolien's suggestion, though I understand if this isn't possible...

Comment by ETHproductions 27th September 2018

Thanks for the feedback. Half-arc bricks will be added.

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 28th September 2018

Amazing! Thanks, Rob! :D

@ETHProductions: A subtract tool would be insane!

Comment by zephram 28th September 2018

Insanely impressive and useful, I meant. :D

Comment by zephram 28th September 2018

Are these three enough, or do we need the rotated duplicates?

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 28th September 2018

I can only envision one scenario where the others would be required - when they are put in composites (since compositing always uses the original orientation of the brick). But I also understand the desire not to clutter things up... those three alone would still be of great benefit...

Comment by zephram 28th September 2018

After some more thinking, it does seem like all the possible composites could be done with just those three bricks. I think there's no difference in functionality, only convenience.

Comment by zephram 28th September 2018

Thanks @zephram. Yes I was wondering about composites and transformations too – but I guess you can transform the composite. Let’s start with just the three – hopefully within the next 24 hours.

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 28th September 2018

I went to experiment and think I found a case for adding the other bricks.

Building this shape below is perfectly possible with just one arc brick - but, the transformed one will get distorted in the composite. And, since stacking uses the original orientation of the bricks, it's possible to make this shape, but not to composite it. One can't get that final curve in the bottom right in a way that can be incorporated into complex bricks.

Fortunately, this seems like an uncommon scenario. It's the only one I was unable to solve out of the many I entertained. And, with 2x2 filters, one can still make the 3-brick shape here and use it as if it were a composite, since 2x2 leaves plenty of room for things to overlap.

Comment by zephram 28th September 2018

Adding simple rotated variants, like this, would not help with your scenario right? – You would need also flipped variants(?) – so you would need at least 8 bricks for each kind of half-arc, 24 new bricks in total.

I'm reluctant to add 24 new bricks of this type to the palette. Perhaps just the three. One day we will have composites that respect tranformations, and three will be enough anyway. Input from others welcome on this.

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 28th September 2018

I didn't think that such a simple idea resulted in 24 new bricks. :-D

I would leave it at the three that you first suggested. But composites that respect transformation sounds like an very exciting thing. I would definitely support that!

Comment by laynecom 28th September 2018

half-circles also?

Comment by ThinkLogically 29th September 2018

@ThinkLogically You can create those using composites, but if they are diagonally split, I don't know know to make the diagonally-split ones...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 29th September 2018

I have another small brick request if it is not to much asked really.

In a way it's a extention of Zephramsrecent request, but would allow people to tap into a complete new area of letter styles such as insular script. I know this already is possible right now but its very limited and for experienced structors only basically due to the fact that you have to understand composites and filter settings/behaviour pretty good.

And this brick would greatly simply things as well as allowing also to make more sublte to some styles than is possible right now. I attached a example of the brick I would like to request!

But instead like with the previous new bricks I would like to ask for all four rotated orientations on this bricks due to the fact that it is most likely going to be used in composites and situation that have nudging going on, which isn't really the case with the brick zephram requested.



Comment by Sed4tives 9th October 2018

For example it would allow us to make letter like tis.

Comment by Sed4tives 9th October 2018

Hi, Ron, I think it is a good idea, especially working with 1/4- and 1/8-wide letters...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 9th October 2018

Meant working with letters with 1/4 and 1/8 widths

Comment by anonymous-1520403 9th October 2018

These 2 suggestions may be a bit far fetched, but they would be handy:
1. Having a split-screen view with one screen being able to have a different filter setting.  Right now making composites in 2x2 is okay, but it's much more intuitive & fast in 1x1.

2. Having an overlay showing which bricks are occupied. Right now, I have to fumble around, finding what bricks are occupied. Maybe adding a grey overlay would be helpful

Comment by j4s13 9th October 2018

Also, @Sed4tives, you would have to add the reverse contrast bricks. 

Comment by j4s13 9th October 2018

I am aware of this type of construction you explain I guess

Still it lacks the connection to the two tinner segmented bricks

Comment by Sed4tives 9th October 2018

Do you think these bricks can be added? I know I can create the first one, but even with composites and stacking, I cannot create the second brick...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 10th October 2018

Please add the rest of the Unicode blocks for the Basic Multilingual Plane!!! They already work to make and save in the editor using a modded client-side script. (changing the "blocks" array) Some missing blocks may be really big; but you can always divide it into parts!! I don't think anyone will ever finish like all the CJK Ideographs, but they can be available to those who want to make it- like the top 100 or 250 kanjis for Japanese fonts.

There are also some new small blocks added to Unicode 11 such as Cyrillic Extended C!! 

Comment by Khalfani 10th October 2018

I mean just, perhaps, to change that array and make it official

Comment by Khalfani 10th October 2018

I'd want to add the rest of CJK and the Hanguls between 가 and 힣 (including 가 and 힣) to my growing F77 Minecraft, They'd have to split it as 41 blocks of 512 characters...

And Georgian Extended... (Already in font)

Comment by anonymous-1520403 10th October 2018

And Hangul Syllables as 22 blocks of 512 (part 22 has 420 characters)

Comment by anonymous-1520403 10th October 2018

My comment might not belong in this forum (please move if necessary @Meek). I'd love to own the basic "Glyphs" program to smooth my fonts and kern complex unicode points more easily. Can I get Glyphs for IOS to work on windows 7?

Comment by Aeolien 10th October 2018

Well, @Aeo, Since Glyphs is for mac, probs not...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 10th October 2018

*sighhhhhh* ok, thanks @77

Comment by Aeolien 10th October 2018

@Aeolien: I don't know what functionality you want in a font editor, but I know a good, free one for Windows: TypeLight. I've used it to edit a few Fontstructions before and had good results! There are some limitations with it, but for most uses it's perfectly solid.

Comment by zephram 11th October 2018

There is also the free and open-source FontForge

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 11th October 2018

What I use to make my oldstyle numerals work in my font...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 11th October 2018

@ zeph: it's to kern glyphs with unicode points using letters. I'd love to see carry-over of kerned values from BasicLatin glyphs into other glyph bands while I copy-paste those glyphs there before adding diacritics. Thanks, @Meek!! Got those two, will test :)

Comment by Aeolien 11th October 2018

Yeah, unfortunately, Glyphs team never plans to make a windows version, and instead pretentiously says "Type Design is a Mac Business," which, it is not. 

Comment by j4s13 11th October 2018

Anyways, I trimmed my font, and it didn't work as expected. It trimmed all of my bricks, so I lost the font I was making. I read what it did and it seemed like it was going to work fine.

Comment by j4s13 11th October 2018

Sorry to hear that, j4s. I think we all have encountered the fearsome sly Glyphgobbler as he loves those fonts that involve our minds intensely :-/

Comment by Aeolien 11th October 2018

I agree with Rob. Font Forge is great, once you figure it out. I often create fonts here, and then redraw them with Font Forge. If anyone wants to use it, you can ask me—I've been using FF for years, and there are a lot of programming techniques (class kerning, for example) that are all but impossible to find tutorials for.

An aside to the above comments: this is why I only use Macintosh. Granted, they are predominantly designed for artists. :)

Comment by TCWhite 11th October 2018

Having tried to make sense of ff  I feel at home with FS and even more enchanted by Meek's work here! I should FS rectangular or square glyphs without sloped edges that might need kerning [tick]. Or give up [cross]. Or get someone talented *looking above* to do the tricky kernings for me [U 2E2E].

Comment by Aeolien 11th October 2018

Wishlist: a permanent or mouse-over colourchange of the button backgrounds indicating all available language sets, to see where we have saved glyphs on. That would help us beginners find glyphs we made ages ago on a band whose name we've forgotten if we can't get precise help through our computer's character map (or don't know how to search for elusive glyph places). I forgot to say Thank you @ Meek: those new half arcs are wonderful! I feel inspired to sketch some ideas that use them.

Comment by Aeolien 11th October 2018
Comment by architaraz 12th October 2018

The new bricks. Yeah! But, they should be treated the same way as the fin brick (or any other 8 variant brick). So we end up with 32 bricks in total. Having all of them is of course convinient, no need for rotation, various stacking combinations (think when stacking them with each other). 

But if 32 is too much, maybe we first try with just the horizontal and vertical mirror of each brick, so no need for the ones highlighted in the above image. 

But having all 32 will create much more possibilities. We could potentially get the same shapes with 16 bricks by combining it with nudging, but nudging has its limitations and not really comfortable, so I vote for all 32.

Comment by architaraz 12th October 2018

This would be a bit of a hassle to code, but maybe a folder that expands to all varieties? What I imagine is the half-arcs with a small arrow in the corner, and when you click it it expands to a folder that looks similar to when you shift-click a composite.

Comment by j4s13 12th October 2018

More possibilities are nice, but I think that it may be more important to have a high density of possibility for each brick. Were it not so, we'd have thousands of bricks in the palette just to fill every niche.

I suggested the half-arcs because I saw a ton of individual distinct uses for them at once, while also seeing that they were near impossible to otherwise make. I put together a case to illustrate all that, and then others added even more to it. I think that's the kind of push/demand that's needed to get new bricks added... cool ideas may not have enough merit alone...

Having said all that, there must be a dozen different ways to codify and present bricks. I think it'd be cool if they just added everything, within some set that had to be actively enabled in order for the bricks to be added to the palette. Maybe the new stuff gets written to memory somewhere (an inaccessible glyph?) when an Expert mode option is enabled, then it gets removed from the inaccessible glyph when the mode is disabled, thus trimming the unused ones from the palette.

Comment by zephram 12th October 2018

If you’re bumping the thread, I am reading it. No plans to make the tab editable. I will review the unicode stuff at some point.

Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 17th October 2018

thank you

Comment by anonymous-0 17th October 2018

An idea I've had for a while: Make the middle mouse button pan the Fontstructor view. No idea how hard it'd be to implement, but it'd be a very welcome improvement. Cheers!

Comment by zephram 31st October 2018

Funny today I was making exactly the same for the same readson. But I abandonned it later. Since none of my previous brick request got reviewed.. :(

Comment by Sed4tives Wed, 7th November

I am requesting 8 curve bricks, so I can be able to create a 2x2 curve with 1x1 filters... Is this possible?

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Sun, 11th November

@Se7enty-Se7en That would require 12 bricks right? Or at least 3, and then they can be rotated.

Or just work with 2x2 filters and you can create these with stacks. I pretty much only work with 2x2 filters...just allows for so many more possibilities.

Comment by aphoria Mon, 12th November

@meek - I'm glad we are able to edit our own comments on our personal Fontstruction pages again (a feature that had been lost for some time during a previous upgrade), but would it also be possible to extend that editting feature for any samples we might upload to our Fontstruction pages?  I know we could previously delete or upload a new sample in the place of an old one, and for those of us that are proof-reading challenged (like me -- I only seem to find errors AFTER I upload them), it would be a nice feature to have again.  Thanks for listening!  :^)

Comment by Goatmeal Thu, 22nd November

I have a question about the 1/8th segment of the macaroni brick. When using it @ 2:2 brick filter and try to compile a uninterrupted shape out of it by nudging and rotating it seems allignement is offset.

Comment by Sed4tives Mon, 26th November

Don't they suppose to allign when they are perfect 1/8th segments?

Comment by Sed4tives Mon, 26th November

@Sed4tives: A computation of those inner and outer circle segments shows an inexact alignment.

Comment by William Leverette (will.i.ૐ) Mon, 26th November

Download funtion is not working. I get a 504 Gateway Time-out

Comment by Sed4tives Tue, 27th November

I can't seem to download my fonts either, I am getting a 504 error after a while...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Thu, 29th November

There should be the ability to rotate bricks in intervals of 15° as it can make fonts with a constant thickness easier to create on FontStruct...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Wed, 9th January

I'd be nice if you could edit the Private Use Area (U+E000 to U+F8FF) without having to mess with the browser console.

Comment by realicraft Sat, 16th February

@realicraft ...or any unicode block in the BMP...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Sat, 16th February

Well, you can always add symbols to unused charsets, then transfer them to PUAs using any other editor e.g. FontForge.

Comment by Cookielord Sat, 16th February

I'd rather not have to pay just to add something that makes the font have to not be on Fontstruct.

Comment by realicraft Sat, 16th February

Uhhh... FontForge is open-source. What are you talking about?

Comment by Cookielord Sat, 16th February

Oh, I didn't know that. I will now change my argument to "I'd rather not risk losing my school computer just to add something that makes the font have to not be on Fontstruct."

Comment by realicraft Sun, 17th February

@Realicraft Have you tried using fontforge while it is on a USB Flash Drive/SD Card?

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Sun, 17th February

@Se7enty-Se7en - Using external flash drives/SD cards may not be permitted.  Schools and businesses often have strict rules concerning flash media to prevent unwanted viruses / malware / non-sanctioned software from being used on their machines.

Comment by Goatmeal Sun, 17th February

@Goatmeal I don't think that is applicable, judging from the fact that last year (and maybe this year I don't remember) a USB drive was on the materials list

@Se7enty-Se7en No. By the way, is FontForge even Mac compatible?

Also, suggestion for Fontstruct: remove the 500 error on

Comment by realicraft Fri, 22nd February

@realicraft Yes, FontForge is usable on Windows, Mac, and GNU/Linux...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Fri, 22nd February

There's the bug that sometimes after leaving the FontStructor it happens that one brick shows multiple times in the "My Bricks" section. I wonder why this happens.

Comment by mgUdit Sat, 23rd February

I concur. Unfortunately I've no idea, although I think Rob (Meek) has asked before if anyone has a step by step procedure that can guarantee this error to occur. I'm unsure as to whether anyone did or not, but it is obviously an ongoing problem, yet to be resolved.

Comment by djnippa Sat, 23rd February

I think you may have been on multiple browser windows of the same font...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Sat, 23rd February

Never had it, whereas I often have the same font open in two windows.

Comment by Sed4tives Sat, 23rd February

That bug can be caused by several things, notably the use of copy/paste. I'm still not sure why it happens for some bricks and not for others. Stacked bricks and composites seem most apt to trigger it. I did record and send video of how to reproduce this and other bugs, but my ways seem to not be the only ways to cause them...

Comment by zephram Sat, 23rd February

I am proposing the nudging function to be looser and finer...

(So you can be able to nudge further and finer in your fonts and solve certain centering problems with accents)...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Tue, 5th March

I would like to see the establishing of some guidelines for behavior on this site, especially those pertaining to the subject of unsolicited advice.  Alternatively, I'd like to be able to close comments by default on new FontStructions...

Comment by zephram Wed, 6th March
Comment by Sed4tives Fri, 22nd March
Comment by Sed4tives Fri, 22nd March

@STF I agree, I can't be able to get that brick with composites and stacking... (The e in the sample is from "STF_SEAN-SHERIFF")

Comment by anonymous-1520403 Fri, 22nd March

Some ideas:

- A way to copy kerning data between a letter and its variants, so you wouldn't have to manually do such a large amount of kerning pairs (for example, you adjust the kerning between AT, AV, AW, and it would automatically copy it to ÀT, ÀV, ÀW, etc.)

- A shortcut key for "delete" (not "cut")

- A "switch UC/LC" option

- A way to change the font's version number

Comment by V. Sarela (Yautja) Fri, 22nd March

Echoing the above, especially for the copying of kerning data.

My idea: A Metrics panel that can be brought onto the preview screen in Expert mode.  I'm not sure what this would contain other than a line spacing control. The ability to set the line spacing alone would allow for two major sets of advancements, one in editing and one in creating.

Editing: Fonts no longer need to change height or include stray bricks just to increase/decrease the line spacing, diacritic marks can be placed higher without increasing line spacing, line spacing can be set with the same degree of fine control as the letter spacing, the appearance of on-site previews can be controlled (eg, for pattern fonts which may wish to appear as a continuous sheet).

Creating: Lines can join seamlessly like columns can, image and pattern generators can be made which work vertically, fonts can be prepared for "drop-in" use (such as in word processors that don't otherwise allow the user to control line spacing).

I really can't think of any downsides for this. It would afford us all an extra layer of refinement in our finished designs while also allowing us to have fonts displayed as they were meant to be displayed in other software without any need to touch the options. I hope it'll be considered!

Comment by zephram Fri, 22nd March

Would it be possible to add different pangrams to the existing 2 sentences in the German example text area, for variety like the English one offers. I think these will look good: ## Vom Ödipuskomplex maßlos gequält, übt Wilfried zyklisches Jodeln. ## Schweißgequält vom öden Text zürnt Typograf Jakob. ##  Xaver schreibt für Wikipedia zum Spaß quälend lang über Yoga, Soja und Öko. And for the simple fun of seeing one of the (in)famous German Kunstwörter (as it's too short to give a good visual presentation of a font's flow) : the isogram Heizölrückstoßabdämpfung.

Comment by Aeolien Sun, 7th April

Can you make so that if you press 2 or more numbers in quick sucession, it will select that brick, for example if you type 1-0, it'll select the 10th brick in the My Bricks instead of the 1st.

@Aeo What about the Isogram "PUBVEXINGFJORD-SCHMALTZY-QWR" under English, or maybe some of Zephram's Pangrams that He invented? It uses all 26 letters exactly once...

I deleted a character in a font (by erasing all the filled squares) but it seems to be still present in the ttf as a narrow space. Is there a way to remove it entirely?

Comment by bavister Wed, 24th April

@bavister: As far as I know, no. Even if you clone that font, the clone will think there are glyphs in those blank spaces.


I don't know if this is possible, but here's an idea I had idea just now:

Have the text of the "Pixel" button change to reflect the zoom level or font size. That would allow us to talk about specific sizes as they occur here on the site, in order to show others a particular effect or to quote the ideal size for a font to be viewed in. It would help ensure that more people see fonts presented in an ideal way. We could say "view it in X size" instead of uploading samples.

Probably a good idea to also have the button round all decimals to two digits, or to increments of whatever the smallest change in size is.

Comment by zephram Fri, 3rd May

Sorry for the typos! It's late here... :D

Comment by zephram Fri, 3rd May

When you delete all the bricks and put the letterwidth bar to 1 square grid unit the spacing will be restored back the its default setting. ;)

Comment by Sed4tives Fri, 3rd May

@bavister - It appears that the font is holding the character's width even though you have deleted the glyph.  To fix, select Menu -> View -> Letter Width (or use keyboard shortcut "W").  Move the cursor over the bold green vertical Letter Width line, and click the "x" on the upper-right side (beneath sideways "WIDTH").  This should reset the glyph's width back to "0"; you will know it worked when the Letter Width lines jumps back to its initial location one space to the right of the vertical Left Guide, and the "x" is gone.  Good luck!

Comment by Goatmeal Fri, 3rd May

I have a request @Meek Would it be possible to get every intervention relating to presentation of glyphs/the font, to transfer automatically to its clone? i.e.letter width, guide placements, all kerned pairs?

Comment by Aeolien Tue, 7th May

This is not a suggestion but something 'strange', it puzzles me. I seem touse 43 bricks used in my font. So I wonder what this message means? What would happen if I removed those 50 unused bricks? Why 50?

Comment by Aeolien Tue, 14th May
Comment by Aeolien Tue, 14th May

Either there'll be no bricks, an invisible brick, or there'll be -7 bricks used in the font…

Comment by Qwerty399 Tue, 14th May

@Aeolien: Shift+T activates this. Use this command only when you first load the fontstruction for editing. Meaning, Click the FontStruct button, and as soon as it loads, press Shift+T. Then it will give you a correct values of unused bricks.

Comment by ex-rated Wed, 15th May
Comment by Aeolien Thu, 16th May

Yup to possibility 1and2 @Querty399. Good thinking @ex-rated...

I now have only 49 duplicate bricks and 0 unused ones

Comment by Aeolien Thu, 16th May

Commenting on another user's suggestion, 2x2 curves is something I've also wanted, since all current curves are all of the same size and you can't make individual blocks bigger, Here is an example of a full width and a half width curve blocks, you only need 2 for each and you can rotate, you could also include the two other even thinner ones

Comment by Daviseti12 Mon, 20th May

I would go with all the rotations to fully benefit from the composite feature…

Comment by Qwerty399 Tue, 21st May

@Daviseti12 & @Qwerty399 are right.  I have been asking for these since I got here.  The curve of a B needs to be tighter than for a D.  The slow gentle curve is what we have always been missing.  Even the upper part of an S can be tighter than the lower part.  Without this slow gentle curve that takes 8 to 12 bricks to complete, we are extremely limited in Fontstruct.  Even the 1/8 curves based on 1/4 curve/sphere blocks don't line up with any of the angled bricks.   The connector blocks are missing angled blocks, too. 

But by far, the larger curves and spheres have always been a huge and flagrant oversight.  If I had those alone, that would open the door for so much more.  Of course I don't undertand why they haven't been implemented since I have been whining about the fact they don't exist for so very, very long.

Comment by SymbioticDesign Thu, 23rd May

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