by prampelb 18 Sep 2008

Marji, I am VERY happy to know someone using Digitizer Pro because... this is the reason of my problem! May I ask you a favor and as you to use the Script MT Bold font and see if it digitize properly the m, k and n (small letters). In my case it does not!

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by lbrow 20 Sep 2008

Hope you've got your problems all worked out pram You've had lots of comments & answers so surely there was help 4 U. I do not know anything about digitizer pro so all I can do is give U a flower *

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by colonies1 20 Sep 2008

hope you got your anwer you needed here is a *4u all

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by marjialexa Moderator 19 Sep 2008

Sure, no problem, will do it when I get home from work. But I live in the USA, and bought my Digitizer Pro here. Does that make a difference, do you think? I mean about who should get my e-mail. Glad to help. Marji

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prampelb by prampelb 19 Sep 2008

No it does not. I have been sent from Europe HQ of Janome to Australia. The development happens there apparently. Thanks

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by prampelb 19 Sep 2008

This entire story is very wierd. The letters are not digitized in a consistant and constant way. While one letter gets better using the change font procedure, the other gets worst... and the total result is still not good. I do not have 300$ today to spend on Embird and its TTS extension, not beeing 100% sure it works correctly. Do you mind sending a message to bkatic@wilcom.com.au to explain the problem. This may higher up and get us a solution. Wilcom is the digitizer engine for the fonts in DigitizerPro (info I got from Janome). THANKS so much! Pat

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by marjialexa Moderator 19 Sep 2008

Ricky, this isn't for me, it's for Pat. She says it sews out badly. She's doing lots of towels for pay. Now, when I digitize the same 3 letters in Brushstroke, one of the embedded fronts, then change it to Script MT bold, the M turns out totally different, and correctly. All the satin stitches are going the same horizontal way, instead of that vertical last leg of the M. See if yours does that too? Kind of crazy. Thanks, Marji

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mpo14011 by mpo14011 19 Sep 2008

I don't have Brushstroke. I have Brush, Brush455AT and Brush ScriptMT and neither of them work if I change it to ScriptMT bold.It must be a booboo when they programmed digitizer pro.

marjialexa by marjialexa 19 Sep 2008

What version is your Digitizer? I bought mine in 2005 or 06, and have 1 update. I'm at work and can't see if I named the embedded font correctly, I don't have my dongle. Thanks. M

mpo14011 by mpo14011 19 Sep 2008

I downloaded Brush Stroke and it still didn't work. I had mine upgraded just before I bought it. I got it from a girl who was a Janome Rep and she had one given to her from Janome and didn't need both. She upgraded it for me just before I bought it late last year.

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by mpo14011 19 Sep 2008

This is what I get. Just a little wide where the arrow is pointing, that I didn't notice before.

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mpo14011 by mpo14011 19 Sep 2008

I see what you mean about the satin stitch. That is a bit weird. Did not even take any notice of that before. Don't know why it does that. How does it look stitched out? I haven't used this font. I prefer Handscript.

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by marjialexa Moderator 19 Sep 2008

Ricky, try the combination 'nmk' in Script MT bold. My Digitizer makes a mess of the 'm' in any size. Marji

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by mpo14011 18 Sep 2008

I use Digitizer Pro and just checked out ScriptMT bold in various sizes and had no problems with it.When you resize lettering you have to make sure they resizes in proportion.

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by marjialexa Moderator 18 Sep 2008

I PM'd you, Pat, but just in case you don't see it I'm putting the answer here, too. It's definitely a software bug of some kind. My answer to you: Ok, this is arguably the goofiest bug I've ever seen. Try this. I used the embedded font Brush stroke, size 50 mm, and digitized the letters mnk. Then when they were digitized in the frame, I changed the font type to Script MT Bold and the letters came out FINE, totally different than when you digitize them originally in MT Bold. The satin stitches are all beautifully correct! What the heck? I just stumbled onto this, because I was trying to see how different the Brush Stroke font was from the MT Bold one. Try it with your software, see if it does the same for you. This is nuts, but if it works, whatever, right? Just a couple of extra clicks, and you'll have the problem fixed. Please let me know, I've never seen anything like this before. Good luck! Marji

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by minnieb 18 Sep 2008

Ask Ricky she is great on Digitizer Pro
she has help me

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by marjialexa Moderator 18 Sep 2008

Ok, the small case 'm' looks awful. The program uses horizontal satin stitch for the first leg of the M, turning angle satin stitch for the second leg, and vertical satin stitch for the third leg of the M. And that's why I hate computer digitizing. Computers are stupid, they don't know what the objects are that they're filling. Do you have the Commercial Script Deb is talking about, or can you perhaps use some of the already digitized scripts in Digitizer Pro? Those have been actually manually digitized, and work much better than the auto-digitize of the TrueType fonts. Could you possible use the Brush script already digitized in the program? Let me know, I'm here & still have the digitizer open. Marji

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marjialexa by marjialexa 18 Sep 2008

I'm using XP, not Vista, but I don't think the OS should make any difference in the digitizing program. Can you pring out the letters you're using, scan them, then import the scan and manually digitize the letters? Or can you just use a similar font? I know how frustrating this is, I was trying to do a logo for friends, had to use a certain typeface because it was the logo typeface, just could not do it automatically. Marji

prampelb by prampelb 18 Sep 2008

First of all, thanks a lot for helping me with this. I am very happy about the result even if I would prefer to see it working fine! I thought that the OS was not the issue and there also, I a very happy to see it is nopt the case. I reported the problem with Janome and Wilcom but have no correction so far and I was feeling like I am the only one with this issue. Now at least I feel a lot better to push them solving their digitization problem, as it is a soft bug. I do not have the Commercial Script Deb is talking about. I will look to find it on font sites. The reason why I cannot use the embeded Digitised font is because I need a script alphabet with a round capital A (for exemple). The script alphabet in the Janome MB4 is to small (I need up to 2 inches and it allows max 1.2inches). All this is not for a single usage. I have to use this font about 10 times a day for embroidering different names on towels. It is working fine with the Brother sw and machine... OK, I will push Wilcom to get their sw fixed. I keep you posted! Pat

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by marjialexa Moderator 18 Sep 2008

As I remember, one of the letters you were having problems with is the "n", right? I just did this, and the N looks ok to me. What size are you doing? I know that I tried to do some smaller size lettering using a True Type font, and it was really bad, way too dense, and hard to sew out. Can you let me know the font size you're using? Thanks, Marji

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by debleerl 18 Sep 2008

I have Digitizer Pro and have digitized this script; it looks fine, although I have not stitched it out. However, there is a script in Digitizer called Comercial Script that looks very similar. I used it to monogram a baby blanket made of that new soft fiber fleece that looks like terrycloth. Perhaps that will work for you.

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prampelb by prampelb 18 Sep 2008

Thanks for trying. There is no need to stitch it out, I can see on my screen when I do 1 inch or bigger letter that it does not work correctly (especially the n,m and k). Do you use Vista or XT? I do not know if this oucl impact. I use Vista. Thanks again. Pat

prampelb by prampelb 18 Sep 2008

Thanks for trying. There is no need to stitch it out, I can see on my screen when I do 1 inch or bigger letter that it does not work correctly (especially the n,m and k). Do you use Vista or XT? I do not know if this oucl impact. I use Vista. Thanks again. Pat

debleerl by debleerl 18 Sep 2008

I have XP. I didn't try the whole alphabet. However, I'm confused, are you scanning and digitizing the fonts? If it's a font aleady on your computer, it should be in your font list in the lettering feature. Unless it's not installed correctly.

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by marjialexa Moderator 18 Sep 2008

Yep, soon as I get back from my haircut, can't see with hair in my eyes, hee hee hee. Marji

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