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 Posted: Tue Jul 17th, 2007 02:10 am
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Does anyone know of a website that has free downloadable fonts that would be representative of the civil war period?



 Posted: Tue Jul 17th, 2007 05:21 am
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May not be necessary jbeatty. Times Roman was one of the prevalent fonts used. There were others, but for text, Times Roman was the standard.

 



 Posted: Tue Jul 17th, 2007 07:01 am
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Thanks Ole that is good to know . I will use it then



 Posted: Tue Jul 17th, 2007 02:50 pm
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What, the Bloody devil is a "font"?

Dennis Conklin



 Posted: Tue Jul 17th, 2007 02:59 pm
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64th:

It's where all knowledge comes from ;).

Actually it's called typeface in the old vernacular, i.e. style of letters in print.

 



 Posted: Tue Jul 17th, 2007 10:31 pm
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Thanks Ole for the information.



 Posted: Wed Jul 18th, 2007 01:25 am
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A font is also the stand wherein lies the basin of water used to baptize babies in some Christian sects.

To draw out the subject to a ridiculous extent, the font is a complete set of pieces of type in a named style (face), with letters supplied in proportion to their common use; i.e., a font contained many more esses and ees than jays.

Probably should go to sleep now.

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 Posted: Wed Jul 18th, 2007 01:29 am
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As an afterthought, Bookman and Copperplate are old faces and would have been used to differentiate ads from editorials. If you go to your word processing program and find copperplate (it might be called Bank Gothic), you'll immediately recognize it.

ole



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Ole, thanks for the information.



 Posted: Wed Jul 18th, 2007 08:10 pm
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who gives a font

 

LOL Sorry couldnt help myself



 Posted: Thu Jul 19th, 2007 12:33 am
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That was funny, however.

 



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:D:D:D:D:D:D!



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   Joanie always puts up a brave font.

Last edited on Thu Jul 19th, 2007 02:29 am by Texas Defender



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Texas Defender wrote:

".....always puts up a brave font."

Now, that was clever!  So clever that I'm glad my name was associated with it, no matter how it is to taken. ;):):cool:

 



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