- Go to MyScriptFont.com using your favorite web browser.
- Print off the pdf or png template.
- Use a medium-thick, black marker to fill out the template
- Scan the template. You can save it as a jpg, png, pdf, jpeg or tiff file, but make sure the scan is less than 6,500 x 6,500 pixels.
- Upload the file.
- Name the font.
- Select TTF for the output format.
- Click Start.
- After the font is generated, click it and you will be able to save it to your PC.
- Install the font by double-clicking the font you just downloaded then click Install (Note: On SCLS PCs, you would need to call the Help Desk to have the font installed.)
- The next time you open Word or other supported product, you should see your font in the fonts drop-down box.
I stumbled upon a fun website last week. It is called MyScriptFont.com. The site allows you to build a font using your own handwriting. It is pretty simple and quick.
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