Scaling Fonts

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Wed Mar 13 18:17:31 EDT 2013


I'm pretty sure you need to convert to TTF format (unless something has
changed in iOS6).
I use this site for online conversion: http://www.freefontconverter.com/

Regards,

Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX Design




On 3/13/13 3:04 PM, "Michael Doub" <mikedoub at gmail.com> wrote:

>Are there trueType fonts supported on IOS?
>
>-= Mike
>
>
>
>On Mar 13, 2013, at 4:14 PM, Peter Bogdanoff <bogdanoff at me.com> wrote:
>
>> LiveCode scales fonts pretty well--
>>     set the textSize of field "theField" to 12 -- or whatever
>> 
>> TrueType fonts can scale any size and still look good.
>> 
>> Peter Bogdanoff
>> UCLA
>> 
>> On Mar 13, 2013, at 12:39 PM, Michael Doub <mikedoub at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I would like to create a mobile application where the user can increase
>>and decrease the text in a field. The field contains text on different
>>font sizes for Title, Heading and basic text.
>> 
>> I am unsure how to work with fonts. Do I need to find a font that has a
>>wide range of sizes or are there scalable fonts? How do fonts react on
>>different screen resolutions? This makes me wonder about how the text in
>>buttons should be handled. (So far I have only used icons)
>> 
>> I would appreciate if someone could point me in the right direction.
>> 
>> Thanks
>> Mike
>> 
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