Ear Savers: Other score-vector typefaces/fonts?

Got my first order for a few dozen Ear Savers. I was reluctant about the pointed outside corners till I saw the fit of the whole sheet. And thanks to my local Habitat For Humanity store I got some 4"x8" 1/8" mirrored acrylic blanks, six for a dollar. So this will bedazzle up my sister’s department. :wink:

But the detail that really impressed me is the improved speed by use of a vector score-line typeface. Does anyone know if any of the typefaces included in the new interface are score-fonts vs the usual engrave-fonts?

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Most of the fonts can be scored - in fact, I don’t know if any can’t be. Of course, they give you an outline so you might need to either lower the power or increase speed, and choose a font that gives a readable result when scored (many don’t).

Sorry I was not clearer: Yes I know that any vector typeface can have its perimeter/outline scored. What I mean are fonts available in the new interface that are designed to be written with a single score, like the Ear Savers design uses? (Hence your point about readability.)

None I can see. You can always put your own in (as the designer did) using Hershey fonts in Inkscape or similar.

Just posting an update for any other post readers that I found a single-line “engravers” multiple fonts set at dafont.com forum thread using these contributed links:

Download single lined fonts here: http://www.sawmillcreek.org/psfonts.zip
Then download and run the script from here: http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~boyer/typophile/pfb2otf.zip
Select the Folder where the fonts reside and the script will convert to .otf.
Then run FontForge here to convert pc font to mac: http://sourceforge.net/projects/fontforge/files/

or just download these good to go fonts in otf: http://forums.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=214786&d=1266159485

I just used the last OTF link provided since I was setting in Illustrator on Mac. Worked beautifully for fulfilling a customization request for an Ear Savers print-out request GF sent on to me.

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