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GIMP: How to edit a font file?

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GIMP: How to edit a font file?

Someone on another forum said you could edit font files, like copy and paste images into the layers.

How do you do this?
I tried opening gimpportable but couldn't find how...

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I dont think

you can do that but I found a Link where people on the GIMP forums talk about the same problem...
Maybe it helps.

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Unfortunately, not possible

The big problem is, in general fonts are vector graphics
whilst GIMP is a raster graphics editor

It might be possible in Inkscape
But it's definitely not possible to create a truetype font in GIMP

If I were you, i'd look into the possibility that Inkscape might be able to do it Smile

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