Date: Thu, 02 May 2002 00:06:46 -0400

Author: Machele Cable

Subject: Re: [Fwd: Circuit components]


I've emailed him back asking where to get sounds nice. When I find
it, I'll post it for sure!


Kossom wrote:

> Do you think we could get a copy?
> Marc "Zeke" Kossover
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Machele Cable
> To: Tap-L Tap-L
> Sent: 5/1/02 9:51 PM
> Subject: [Fwd: Circuit components]
> Hey, this might be a better answer than my drawings....
> Chele
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Circuit components
> Date: Wed, 01 May 2002 19:14:36 -0700
> From: "Roger L. Morehouse"
> To:
> Your message to tap-l was forwarded to me by Doug Johnson, our chief
> tech. For many years we have used a True Type font with all the
> electric,
> transistor, and digital components included . It is designed to allow
> the
> complete circuits to be typed directly in WORD or as text in a drawing
> program. The circuits are constrained to a grid, but it turns out not
> to
> be too disturbing a restriction. The font includes meters, shielding,
> field
> effect and bipolar transistors in all reasonable orientations to
> facilitate
> the construction of circuits. The only problem is that on the screen
> the
> font hinting done by the computer sometimes causes circuit elements to
> appear to shift one pixel (up, down, left, or right) from the actual
> position. The components align correctly in printing due to the higher
> resolution of the printers.
> Roger Morehouse
> Professor of Physics,
> Cal Poly, Pomona

Machele Cable-----Lab Manager-----Wake Forest University

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