[swfmill] font issues
nils at hub124.co.uk
Mon Jul 10 04:54:30 EDT 2006
Thanks for the reply erixtekila. I still couldn't get it to work
properly with all weights of the font (eg. heavy, light, roman, black,
etc) - two of them worked, the other two didn't.
I will come back to it later some time, Zarate's single-file solution
works fine for now but I would still love to be able to do it with
cheers - Nils.
> Le 5 juil. 06, à 13:30, nils at hub124.co.uk a écrit :
>> I've been trying to follow the dynamic embedding tutorial here:
>> which basically uses swfmill to create a shared font library.
>> Everything works fine but the font I want to use isn't aligned
>> properly - text in textfields is moved up by up to 20 pixels.
> Do you compile for swf8 ?
> Could be the issue as the new tags for fonts are not yet included in
>> This is only a problem with swfmill and only a problem with some fonts.
>> The font in question is Avenir from Linotype in TTF format.
>> I'm guessing it's something to do with the font's metric information -
>> is there a solution?
> Beware anyway that font are converted to vector in the swf.
> Be sure that the glyphs don't use big space around them.
> Give a look at it with fontforge (excellent software)
> You'll get probably a clue.
> So not sure it's a metric problem.
> I use font embedding with swf8 and don't (i think) get any position
> Best luck.
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