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You can convert them to curves (Type-->Convert text to outlines) and then modify the outlines of the text you converted. But you cannot change the font itself and then type out something else with the modified letters. You need font editing software for that (Fontforge, Fontlab, Glyps, etc)


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You can download Fontographer as a free demo and possibly other software but Fontographer is the one I've used and hear of the most. In the Element menu, go to Font information in the dimensions tab. You find typographic line spacing options, ascender (top value), descender (bottom value). You will be able to test the font but because if you only get the ...


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The only thing required to make a font 'a new font' is to do a SAVE AS... and give it a new file name. Technically, that is now a new font file. In terms of design of the font, there are no rules what-so-ever. Some foundries sell the exact same design as different names (with permission and licensing). They are different fonts. But the same exact ...


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I don't know that there's a good consensus for what exactly constitutes a "new work" any within creative field. Obviously, there some clear lines (like straight copying of elements, etc.), but typography raises an interesting problem in that there are only so many variations on the basic form of each letter. For example, there are alternate (two story) ...


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To answer this question we should stress the fact that every font is a collection of multiple objects and not a single object based unity. From this point we can understand that every change in every symbol is a variation, and the range of variations begins from slight subtle changes to very prominent significant changes until creation of the collection with ...



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