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convert font files ttf to symbol file - *.smb

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is it possible to convert font files - *.ttf  to symbol files - *.smb

I want to use the characters in a font file(A-Z, 0-9) - as a symbol.

thank you.
 
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at999,

In what software? I am not aware of any direct conversion tools. One program which uses the .smb format is Autodesk, and I believe they allow loading of TTF fonts as symbols. I don't know if it's a conversion to .smb, though. If it is, even if that's not the application you are using, you may be able to find someone who can make the conversion for you.

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ya i am using autodesk

I dont knwo how to use ttf as symbols - I tried to specify but it just opens the font file, it does not allow me to select the symbol out of that font.
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thank you for the tip lherrou,,

i found that there is 'symbol manager' in autodesk

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