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sterlingfink said  (view post)
metaphasebrothel: I want to contact them so that I can donate because this font is listed as donationware, and also to get in writing that they are really OK with me making money off their font. koeiekat: I have no idea what you are talking about...

Good Bye Lullaby is not Donationware. Donationware means that you have to pay for commercial use, but the user determines the amount. This font is 100% Free, with the option of making a donation to the author.

koeiekat is suggesting that SBA Factory doesn't actually design the fonts they release, they 'borrow' from other designers.



Why would you need to contact them? The font is 100% Free. Just use it, and perform a random act of kindness for a stranger, like the designer did for you.


Jul 31, 2014 at 08:27  [reply]  Commercial Use Fonts

1) Click the link near the tom, upper left, for Themes.

2) Click on the link for the category you want to browse.

3) Near the top of the page, far right, beside the Submit button, is a link named More Options. Click it.

4) Put check marks in the boxes for 'Public Domain/ GPL' and '100 Free' The displayed results will show the fonts that you can use without having to pay for a commercial use license.


Jul 21, 2014 at 22:08  [reply]  Share A Coke Font

Looks like the work of Keith Morris: http://www.keithmorris.com.au/


Jul 19, 2014 at 11:37  [reply]  I need this font please!

Identified font: Impact Label



She may also have meant free for commercial use fonts. Derika was asking about this on behalf of a friend, who 'maybe ... can't afford to purchase a commercial use font right at the moment.' That doesn't necessarily mean that Derika's friend wants to use flourishes from a commercial font, without purchasing a license. It does mean that she would like to have some fleuron fonts that can be downloaded for free. You may be correct, but you are not necessarily correct. I just don't you to have to use the head banging smiley again, when one of your pontifications has been proven false.


Edited on Jul 18, 2014 at 11:25 by metaphasebrothel



You just aren't as fluent in North American vaguespeak as I am, kat. I think Derika just wants some ornaments that can be downloaded for free, but her syntax is imprecise, hence confusion is caused among those to whom North American English is not their first language.


Edited on Jul 18, 2014 at 11:07 by metaphasebrothel



Derika, try looking though the Dingbats -> Shapes Theme, here at DaFont: http://www.dafont.com/theme.php?cat=710. There are a lot of free or free for personal use fonts with these sorts of decorative elements, often referred to as flourishes or fleurons.


Jul 06, 2014 at 23:32  [reply]  font????

It looks a lot like Georgia or Bookman Old Style, which you should alread have installed as standard fonts in your Windows operating system.


Jul 03, 2014 at 18:30  [reply]  Saving Fonts

What you download from DaFont is a compressed archive, called a .zip file. You need to open the .zip file, extract the files inside, and install the font file(s) that are in the .zip.

Try right clicking on the .zip, select the 'Extract' option from the menu, and follow the instructions to access the files inside.



.jpeg is the image equivalent of a 64 kbit/sec .mp3 audio file.



I'm going to go out on a limb and say no one will help you with this request. No one could. No one would, if they could.

This is what your image looks like at eight times enlargement:



Besides, why would someone use their time to make a font of someone else' design, because you want it?


Jun 22, 2014 at 01:57  [initial post]  Cincinnati Reds?

Does anyone know which font matches, or most closely resembles the lettering on the Cincinnati Reds uniforms? It looks to me like a Font Mesa or LHF design.

http://s26.postimg.org/uz603vxyx/Reds_Jerseyfont.png

Is the uniform number from the same font?

Thanks!

~bobistheowl



Edited on Jun 22, 2014 at 21:34 by Rodolphe


Jun 19, 2014 at 00:54  [reply]  Typaface uses.

It's kind of like that Poison song; Every font has its terms.


Edited 2 times. Last edit on Jun 19, 2014 at 13:32 by metaphasebrothel



koeiekat said  (view post)
Why, downunder, do you think that newspapers are using serifs? Why are books printed with serifs? Why are most of all magazines printed using serifs? That is because of readability. So TaranakiCathedral, seriously consider a serif.
Here text in the Helvetica, 16pt leading 0.2%.



Yes, indeed, it does look a bit dense and it is easy to lose your place. But that is common with many sans serifs which only allow for narrow columns.

To see what happens with a serif, here an example with a very common font that also came with your Mac, the Garamond. The small x-height of this type allows for less leading and a larger size to occupy the same space as the Helvetica example above, 18 point, 10% leading. One note, Garamond does not really work well on screen. This superstar crys out for paper and ink.



I think you really should try this and then look at the results in the poorly lit church.

Success

Readers, take note of the fact that thekat DOES provide clear, informed and direct answers, when a clear, informed and direct question is asked. It's only when someone makes a vague, obtuse, "touchy-feely" inquiry, where a game of 20 questions needs to be played before the true nature of the question can be determined, that he acts like a dick.


Jun 16, 2014 at 16:33  [reply]  Question about mixing fonts.

Glyph: A letter, number, symbol, punctuation mark or picture contained in a font file, generated by depressing a specific key on the keyboard, or some sequence or combination of keys on the keyboard.

.ttf: True type font. The files with the icon that looks like two T's on a piece of paper, with the upper right hand corner folded back. An icon is a little picture that represents a file. It's the thing you pull, when you drag and drop something.

.otf: Open Type font. The icon looks the same as for the true type font. except there's a letter O in the middle, instead of two T's.

As for which fonts go together, you're probably best off to browse through the Font Identification forum. There are tens of thousands of text samples, many of which have been identified by name.

Rather than asking people for their suggestions, you could start by looking at fonts other people have shown interest in, identify some that interest you, and then ask an informed question like "Which fonts would go well with Feinen Light or Hiroshige Book"?, instead of asking a question like 'What kind of food should one eat, while drinking wine'?


Jun 16, 2014 at 11:02  [reply]  Question about mixing fonts.

DeboraCadene, I don't think you question has anything to do with fonts; you probably just don't know how to edit or format text in a word processing application.

Most likely you have Microsoft Word installed on your computer, or you should have access to some word processing application which allows for the simultaneous use of more than one font, (ie: Not Notepad or Wordpad).

To use more than one font at the same time, first install all of the fonts you want to use, or just open the font files themselves while you are using multiple fonts in the word processing app; Windows XP will allow you to do that for text display. If the font has not been installed, however, your ability to print the displayed text may be hampered). Install a font by opening the .zip file, extracting the .ttf or .otf file, cut or copy the .ttf/ .otf file, and paste it in the location C:\Windows\Fonts. Open a font by double-clicking the .ttf or .otf file with the left button on your mouse.

Type the text you want to display using any font of your choice; it doesn't matter, initially. After typing that text, select a glyph, or a series of consecutive glyphs, that you would like to have displayed as per the font of your choice. While the text is selected, open either the list box that displays the names of the fonts that are either installed or open, or open the fonts dialog box, and select the font you want to use. If you want to change the size of the text display, do this by changing the point size of a glyph or glyphs, while that text is selected, using the point size list box. If you want to use a size not displayed on the list, (ie: like larger than 72, or between 37 and 47, select the point size in the list box, and type the desired display size with the number keys on your keyboard.

Repeat this procedure, until each of the glyphs in your text is displayed as per the character guides of the fonts you've chosen.

If that doesn't solve your problem, you'll probably need to ask your question in a different way, as anyone who would help you with this here would likely give you identical advice.

~bobistheowl



Kenlee20 said  (view post)
Report FONTS and add NOTICE in Comments

First, cool site. Very helpful and dangerous at the same time. So I came to make a thread about this little request I have for dafont.

Can we report FONTS that are not 100% free? I think there are fonts that are classified as "100% free" but they're not. Some of it is donation-ware so you have to donate a certain amount first. There is nothing wrong with that but its better if its noted down. I did not see this directed because I post this question in the comments section below.

Is this FONT free to use for TV, Video Games, Print, Internet, Online Applications, Computer Programs etc.? Can you also link the license file?
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The internet download is limited here so if you can help us read the terms & conditions w/out downloading it would be a great help. Please make sure that 100% free is not the same as Public Domain.

I want to know that the FONTS they are offering as "100% free" should cover all the use for that purpose. If no, then they should not post is as 100% free but rather as DEMO.

I would also like to request that the Author's Notice be posted on the first page of the comments section so we know that fast. Some folks just download it directly w/out know the FONT page has the editors notes. All 100% FREE fonts should be indefinite to avoid issues with the Author's changing mind. Especially, when the FONT gets popular.

The difference between 100% FREE and PUBLIC DOMAIN is that you are not restricted with anything if its public domain while the 100% FREE gives the other some sort of restriction, usually the restriction of ownership.

Veut-tu aussi d'un apple pie chaude?

Seriously, who died, and made you Pope? I sounds like you plan to set up a DaFont clone site, but you want us to tailor that site for you first, so you won't have to do any work. Peel your own grapes, buddy boy.



The question is more relevant for the more amateurish submissions. Lots of fonts submitted here are rejected for one reason or another, but most often because of poor technical execution, or a guy makes a .zip containing 26 .jpegs of letters, and submits it as a font.



RE3DA said  (view post)
Trading Fonts For Personal Use

What are your thoughts on that?

Probably NOT what you intended, but the mental picture I had was of a porn flick where the MILF bangs the pizza delivery boy, instead of paying him for the pie.

Now, if you were talking about trading commercial fonts, there's already a place like that, it's called (name removed by moderator), and the url is (link removed by moderator).


Edited on May 21, 2014 at 15:16 by metaphasebrothel



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