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Single Line fonts

Postby Aussie » Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:14 am

Why are single line fonts not a "single line" ?
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Re: Single Line fonts

Postby martin54 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:50 am

They are made up of single lines so have no stroke thickness, it does not mean that they are just one single line though :lol: :lol:
Not great at explaining things like this but found this which may help.

Conventional fonts utilize two lines, an inner and outer pair of lines, that define the shape and thickness of the letterforms. One line fonts have no defined thickness, only a single line path for a pen, laser, or milling tool to follow for efficient & clean looking text.
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Re: Single Line fonts

Postby Aussie » Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:22 am

martin54 wrote:They are made up of single lines so have no stroke thickness, it does not mean that they are just one single line though :lol: :lol:
Not great at explaining things like this but found this which may help.

Conventional fonts utilize two lines, an inner and outer pair of lines, that define the shape and thickness of the letterforms. One line fonts have no defined thickness, only a single line path for a pen, laser, or milling tool to follow for efficient & clean looking text.


Thank you Martin.
When I did a profile cut 1mm depth "on the line" using a 90 deg 1/2 inch bit... it produced a small ridge in the centre of the letters..... did I use the wrong settings ?
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