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Subject: Re: FLASH: Small fonts
From: Remik
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2000 16:23:21 GMT

Excellent!! The first link has great small fonts and I'm sure to find at
least one that will do the job great.

Thank you, Paul, you're a life saver! :-)

Remik


----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Willoughby" <paul_willoughbyatbeap [dot] co [dot] uk>
To: <flasheratchinwag [dot] com>
Sent: Friday, December 22, 2000 3:09 AM
Subject: RE: FLASH: Small fonts


> Bitmap style fonts are good for clarity at small sizes. You can't use
> them directly in Flash as the anti-alias screws them up, but transparent
> gifs work great and are lightweight. Try these links:
>
> http://www.dsg4.com/04/extra/bitmap
> http://www.hi-type.de/
> http://www.steakknife.org/mieps/fonts/indexe.htm
>
> hth
>
> paul
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Remik [remikatdkholdings [dot] com (mailto:remikatdkholdings [dot] com)]
> > Sent: 22 December 2000 08:16
> > To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> > Subject: FLASH: Small fonts
> >
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Slightly OT, but here it goes...
> >
> > I'm looking for a tiny little font that would be clear and
> > legible at 5 or 6
> > point size, while having anti-aliasing off on it in
> > Photoshop. Something
> > like Verdana 5pt BOLD would work great, BUT, here's the
> > problem - creating
> > "buttons" with this font in Photoshop produces text so tiny and so
> > claustrophobically compact that you can't even make out the
> > letters at that
> > size. However, if you use CSS and specify 5pt font size, it
> > looks great in
> > the browser - other than the font is aliased. I tried using
> > this method and
> > doing screen captures and using that in Photoshop, but I
> > really do not like
> > the aliasing of the font at all.



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