I bought the Electro Pounce in 1970 and still use it regularly. A young man I met wants to build one and I was remembering the one's from my early years when shops made their own.
I don't remember if it was done with a neon transformer or a fluorescent ballast, just remember it came off an old...
When I was an apprentice there were a couple shops I visited and did a few jobs in that had electric perforators they made with neon transformers and rheostats. Does anyone remember more exacting details of how this was done?
I have tried the NexusFont and found it not recognizing the post script fonts. I'm now looking at the suitcase fusion. Seems many years back there was a decent font management program with Corel. Is that still the case?
For years I've appreciated a simple font utility called The Font Thing. I could install or uninstall fonts while looking at a preview. I could open folders of fonts sorted by some characteristic like script or sans serif or bold. I could type in the words I wanted to see the font in. It was fast...
I've heard some speak about Ubuntu and something like Kubuntu.
What are the limitations of these systems?
Will FlexiSign and Photoshop and the Microsoft Office stuff work flawlessly with these?
Do they experience upgrades as frequently as Windows and the IOS?
I agree about renting software, but that's the only way they do it anymore.
Today I scanned an image with Flexi and saw how much clean up work there was, then scanned it with Graphic Tracer. The vectorized version I got from GT was far superior to what Flexi was giving me. I was happy to save...
Several years back, Fred Weiss turned me on to a program called Imagaro Z,that aids in font recognition.
That company has been sold and the data bank they used will no longer be, and there is a new program that is an updated version.
ANyone have experience with Graphic Tracer? Fred....I want to...