Mom's Typewriter

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sophia.09nin  Aug 03, 2009
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE FONT?
chellnomalk  Dec 05, 2009
Yep, this is the old My Chem font.

Works great, by the way.
lejenkinson  Sep 25, 2011
Hiya, I know it says free, but does that count for using in a print-on-demand book?
Pls contact lejenkinson@dunelm.org.uk

Thanks,
LEJ
lejenkinson  Sep 25, 2011
Sorry, just read the readme file so now I know! Thanks!
ianryd  Jun 21, 2012
The 1 doesnt work!
zephyrblue  Jul 27, 2012
Why make a font with no 0 or 1?? I'm trying to type "2012"...impossible with this font!
johnnord  Oct 30, 2012
zephyrblue and ianryd,

In the really old days, typewriters didn't have 0's or 1's. You used the uppercase letter O and the lowercase letter l for the 0 and 1. This saved two keys and two type bars, as well as the linkage between the keys and type bars. I'm guessing that the type designer is being very pure in his interpretation of his own mom's typewriter (or nostalgic).
Willem  Nov 25, 2012
Use it for my Second World War fotobook.
(modelbouw diorama 1/35)
Thanks a lot,
Willem van Maanen.
gltibbetts  Apr 21, 2013
On older typewrites, there was never a 1 or zero 0 on the keyboard.

You used the lowercase letter l (L) key for the number one and uppercase letter o (O)for zero's.
oceanremix  Mar 17, 2014
Is this commercial use font for free?
afeauto  Oct 16, 2014
Hi there,

Thank you so much for creating this font; it's great! I'm having an interesting issue when I go to save a file, though. When in Illustrator, I go to save and get this message: "The font MomsTypewriter" could not be embedded in the PDF document because of licensing restrictions. Stroked text will not be visible." Hmmm. I'm happy to pay for the font, but not sure why this message is happening if it's a free font? How can I get around this?
afeauto  Oct 17, 2014
Hi there,

Thank you so much for creating this font; it's great! I'm having an interesting issue when I go to save a file, though. When in Illustrator, I go to save and get this message: "The font MomsTypewriter" could not be embedded in the PDF document because of licensing restrictions. Stroked text will not be visible." Hmmm. I'm happy to pay for the font, but not sure why this message is happening if it's a free font? How can I get around this?


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