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Old 14 October 2006, 21:44   #1
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Fonts that look nice in Hires.

Well topaz is damn right ugly and I'm trying to find a nice looking alternative. I want to make my workbench screen look stunning but I still can't find suitable fonts. Aminet has a pretty good selection but they're either funky and illegible(my A600 is connected to a standard TVs set ) or ugly but you can at least differentiate between letters/symbols.

Any suggestions? Links and/or screenshot appreciated.

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Old 14 October 2006, 22:13   #2
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What do you think of my fonts? (screenshot taken browsing with my A500)

The thick one (I modified a FuturaB font) is pretty readable on a TV. I haven't checked how clear the thin one is. I also created a Chicago font which is pretty clear on TV.
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Old 14 October 2006, 22:53   #3
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That's a nice looking workbench screen you got there
But from where I'm looking it seems to be a proportional resolution. I was thinking of a non-laced format like the PAL High Res 720x280. Maybe the title was a bit misleading.
But thanks for the contribution. Hopefully my miggy's screen will look somewhat similar to yours once I'll be finished with it
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Old 15 October 2006, 16:37   #4
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Yes, this is Hires Interlaced (NTSC). The thick font does look a little stretched when using non-interlaced, but the thin font looks OK. I've got some other fonts that are clear and good for non-interlaced, but what size/type are you looking for?

Maybe I can check all my fonts on a TV to see which are most readable. (unless you found fonts by now, in which case I won't bother)
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I think size 8 or 9 would be best.
Don't bother with checking just send the fonts to this address ppill>_the_wiggly_bit_here<tlen.pl and I'll see if they're what I'm looking for.
There are a few hopefuls I've found on aminet but there might still be some worth trying out.
Thanks for the help!
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I'm also looking for some decent HiRes non-laced fonts. I've got a load from aminet but I'm yet to look through them all. If I find some I like I'll post them here
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