Date: Mon, 06 May 2002 15:06:01 -0400

Author: Machele Cable

Subject: Re: Circuit components]

Post:

I haven't heard an answer back from him yet. Perhaps because its exam time?

Chele

pojhome wrote:

> What's the name of his True Type font and where can we find it?
>
> poj
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Machele Cable"
> To: "Tap-L Tap-L"
> Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2002 9:51 PM
> Subject: [Fwd: Circuit components]
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: Circuit components
> > Date: Wed, 01 May 2002 19:14:36 -0700
> > From: "Roger L. Morehouse"
> > To: cablem@wfu.edu
> >
> > 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
> >

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