An easy (?) way to type jianpu (numbered musical notation) on your word processor. Not very polished and doesn't have sharps, flats and other embellishments (yet), but gets the job done in a pinch?
Not very intuitive to guess which keys map where (except maybe 0 and 1-7) - look at the key maps.This is a clone
My go on fontifying the WUaB-Era logo for Celldweller, a musical project by Klayton.
Primarily intended for Celldweller fan-stuff.
EDIT 12/29/2016: Added a limited support for Latin characters, but not Extended ones.
EDIT 01/01/2017: Fixed the spacing width for numbers.
EDIT 01/01/2017 #2: Fixed the spacing width for the number sign.
SILENT EDIT 01/??/2017: Fixed some errors and extended the font a little.
This typeface converts your typing into musical notes. The idea is very simple and can create realistic looking sheet music. The font includes upper and lower case letters and numbers together with a treble-cleft with a time signature, a hash sign, dividing bars, an end bar and a double end bar.
Write your message on your word processor. You will need to use 48pt to have all the five staves showing up so keep your message short :)
Start each sentence with a treble-cleft which is the "&" key on your keyboard, it also adds a 4/4 time signature for authenticity. Upper case letters show as double notes, lower case and numbers as single notes. Numbers should be written with a comma "," between them eg:1,2,3 etc 10,11,12 etc 100,101,102. The comma inserts a short length of blank staves.
Now ...... comes the fun ! Count four notes and press the "!" key. This will place a barline vertically across the staves (the five horizontal lines on which the notes are written). Repeat this every 4 notes until you reach the end of the line then press the "." key. You must end with a full 4 note bar even if this leaves a space at the right margin. At the beginning of the next line press the "&" key to insert a new treble-cleft. Count 4 notes then the "!" key etc .... Repeat this process until you reach the end of your message, finish with a "."
Use this type face as a cipher to send secret messages which can be easily read by the recipient if they have this typeface on their computer. To anyone else this will appear to be sheet music.*° It can also be used to convert poems into a musical score, to rewrite the music of simple songs, word for word, or to compose original music. I am sure you will be able to find other uses also. Have fun ;)
*° Actually it won't appear as sheet music as I had hoped because the computer receiving the message will use its default font to print out the message if this font is not installed. That applies to all so called code fonts ... what a shame!
Underground is based on the typeface used on The Velvet Underground's debut album "The Velvet Underground & Nico" from 1967. Currently only the A-Z, a-z, 0-9, and basic punctuation are available.