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Re: Alternatives to Code2000 PUA Klingon Font

qurgh lungqIj (

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 12:07 PM, Michael Everson <>wrote:
> On 2 Jul 2009, at 15:31, qurgh lungqIj wrote:
> > I couldn't open any of those fonts on Windows 7.
> What does "open" mean in this context?

I double clicked on it. In Windows 7 and Vista you double click a font to
"open" it, then you click the "Install" button to have the system copy it
over to the font dir. You don't just move the file over anymore, the system
has security in place to prevent unauthorized access to Windows's system

> > It gives me the "This is not a valid font file" error. I was able to
> > open them in Fontlab Sudio 5 though, regenerate them and then they
> > worked.
> That's odd. I generated them from FontLab Studio 5.

Maybe the compression messed them up. Did you generate them on a Mac or on

> > Also, can you tell me what's wrong with my font? chay' vItI'?
> Some empty stuff in the headers, a fair number of character names bad.
> I use FontLab to fix these things.
> Michael Everson *

Bad character names? I didn't know pIqaD letters had names.... jIyajbe'.


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