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I have some WMF files that i want to "put" in a new or already existing Truetype Font.

How can i do that?
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by:DCS092999
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If you happen to have CorelDraw, you can do the conversion easily: Open the WMF for a single character in CorelDraw, use the "Weld" command to combine the entire thing into a single shape, export to TTF and select the keyboard character your shape will replace.

If you don't have CorelDraw, then you can do this with any font editing program - fontographer, fontlab, etc.  Such programs may require you to convert the WMF to EPS first though.

Cheers,
DCS
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by:fcp
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Thanks!
So now the question is: there's a freeware program to convert a WMF to a EPS?
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by:DCS092999
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Here are a couple of cheap ones I found doing a search on CNet, but I can't attest to their quality or ease of use.  I doubt you'll find a freeware font editor.  And again, you may have to convert your WMF to EPS to import it into one of these programs.

shareware $50
http://www.high-logic.com/download.html

shareware $99
http://www.fontlab.com/html/typetool.html

Or, if it's just for one project, you could also just bring a disk with your WMF's and your TTF to your local Kinko's store and rent one of their computers with CorelDraw long enough to add your characters to the font.

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Doh! Didn't read your question correctly, sorry.  WMF to EPS, yes there is freeware that does that.  For converting one file at a time, this one's free (but batch conversion requires shareware fee):
http://www.zdnet.com/downloads/stories/info/0,,59548,.html
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by:Sohel Rana
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Hello fcp:

You can download this software to convert a WMF to a EPS at :

ftp://mystikmedia.com/setup_ai.exe

Rana
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I'm sorry...i'm forgetting to give pts.....
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