"Allow single stroke fonts" option which disables drawing of the closing line - other programs (e.g. Works properly in Illustrator. Eng_ Author: Doug McIntyre Font name: Eng Line type: Double Comments: Some fonts throw up odd little lines.
Free single line font dortmund - Single
Nice pure H/V lines and circular arcs. F Font release note, dortmund, regular, macromedia Fontographer.1 Dortmund, dortmund. I tend to work in Inkscape with a fill and no stroke and this will not work with single line fonts. Gotham Author: Tobias Frere-Jones Comments: Availability: Commercial, purchase from Hoefler. 1108x131) (viewed 1371 times) If you need any assistance don't forget to ask for help. Although they can't be used directly to create a toolpath, it's easy to trace over them to create one. Yes, I'm a TS nut. M, some seriously neat free software - "StickFont". I can't remember exactly where I got them. Commercial Fonts, fonts » Commercial Fonts.
Constant-width-stroke fonts: These are ordinary fonts which have a relatively constant stroke width. Link is second entry from top. According to this discussion, these fonts used to be given away with FeatureCAM, which was a product of Engineering Geometry Systems, who were bought by Autodesk, who were bought by Delcam. Unknown license - assume personal use only. Email me if you need the files. As I hate doing the same thing over and over, I type the alphabet in upper case and lower case and change each letter, then save the file. OCR Author: Matthew Skala Comments: OCR is an optical character recognition font. Make sure to "explode" (a Rhino term) all lines into individual segments, since some overlapping segments are joined to each other. Useful links, other pages with fonts, software, how to remove double lines, etc. Comfortaa Author: Johan Aakerlund Comments: Very similar to Bryant Alt, with lots of circular arcs, but it's free!
Kerning seems a bit small (squashed letters). I've come across loads of different fonts, all over the place, and reckoned it would be useful to have them all on one page for reference. For example, suppose you have a laser cutter and want to mark text on something. Unfortunately, some fonts have doubled-up but different lines which makes it impossible to simply delete duplicates (even after exploding). Lastwaerk Author: Johan Aakerlund Comments: Availability: Download from author's Deviantart page. Mentor Graphics do PCB design software, so I suspect I must've installed something from them a while ago and still have the font left over. Doesn't work in illustrator. Changing a letter is fast and easy, except the Handscript font which is a bit shaky and may need some nodes smoothing. The same applies to routing, milling, water-jet cutting, and many other engraving/marking processes.