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How can I add original characters to an existing font?

Asked by ezraglenn (3497points) May 9th, 2008

I am interested in creating a few new punctuation marks for a paper I am writing, which will ideally be printed in Times New Roman. If I design the characters in some sort of vector-based program (I know how to do that) how can I add them to a font? Or even just create a new font, if necessary, and add the regular TNR characters to the font?
Is this even possible?...
(How do I even make a new font?!?!)

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Bri_L's avatar

I know there are programs that let you make and edit fonts like Fontographer.

DeezerQueue's avatar

I love typography is probably your best resource.

richardhenry's avatar

Also, use Times over Times New Roman. It’s a little more refined.

playthebanjo's avatar

you have to remap the chars in fontographer using the outlined version from illustrator. You should create a new font

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