by spendlove Moderator 09 Mar 2017

I've had a very strange experience with Embird today. The Font Engine refused to use the letter l. Anything with a letter l in it was left with a gap where it should be! After trying a dozen or so different fonts, I eventually found one it would play nicely with.

Any ideas why this happened?

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by basketkase 15 Mar 2017

Wish I knew, Sue......some of the bernina fonts will not do a letter or two... it is sporadic and boy, is it maddening!! Have never figured out why, unless when they loaded the software with the fonts they could have skipped a letter or two?

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spendlove by spendlove 15 Mar 2017

Font engine doesn't use preloaded fonts - it uses those from your PC. In theory, if you can type it - you can digitise it!

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by rescuer Moderator 09 Mar 2017

Gremlins!

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rescuer by rescuer 09 Mar 2017

http://www.appliqueforum.com/thre...
See if this helps -- even if is to help you feel like you are not alone. ;)

spendlove by spendlove 09 Mar 2017

So glad to know I am not alone!

basketkase by basketkase 15 Mar 2017

You're probably right, Rescuer....Gremlins for sure!

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by philippeichhorn 09 Mar 2017

This might not be the most insightful answer, but have you tried restarting Embird? Or tired a different phrase?

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spendlove by spendlove 09 Mar 2017

I've restarted Embird and the problem is still there. Although I have discovered that the lettering is fine above a certain size. When I go below that threshold the ls disappear!

rescuer by rescuer 09 Mar 2017

There was something online about the small lettering disappearing and how to fix it. I am not where I can look right now...but give it a Google search and see (if you can find it) if it helps you at all. The answer may be from Embird.

philippeichhorn by philippeichhorn 15 Mar 2017

Hm, I have seen this behavior in the other direction, when letters with satin stitch become to large Embird will simply not fill elements where the stitches would be too far apart.

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