Another Tengwar Resource
- I was poking around www.theonering.net and found the following 13 page
essay on the alphabets of Middle-earth. It is a 402KB PDF, and I think it
is worth a look:
- --- In elfscript@y..., Dan Smith <fontmaster.geo@y...> wrote:
> I was poking around www.theonering.net and found the following 13page
> essay on the alphabets of Middle-earth. It is a 402KB PDF, and Ithink it
> is worth a look:Any chance you can somehow make the fonts available on Mac platform?
I have ATM which is supposed to be able to read .ttf fonts; I tried
using your fonts but it doesn't work. I've been told that OS X will
use Windows .ttf fonts but I won't be upgrading for a while yet.
- Scrive Dan Smith <fontmaster.geo@...>:
> I was poking around www.theonering.net and found the following 13 pageWell,
> essay on the alphabets of Middle-earth. It is a 402KB PDF, and I think
> is worth a look:
That article is a bit outdated. TengTeX 1.10 has already been
release on the 22th of September 2000 (and yes, it includes a new tengwar
fonts reminescent of Knuth's Computer Modern typefaces).
If any of you like TengTeX you can find an unofficial patched
version at arena.sci.univr.it/~vicentin/ (there's no home page yet,
sorry); it's integrated with LaTeX's NFSS but it's still usable with Plain
In the future (I don't know when) I'll put on line a webpage and
probably the LaTeX package I'm working on to use the various cirth mode.
"He loved maps, as I have told you before; and he also
liked runes and letters and cunning handwriting..."
-- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
- About my question as to whether you would supply a Mac version in the
future, never mind! I did some searching and found TTConverter, and
also the font tools by FontLab. If you don't mind, can I try creating
a Mac version of your font sets so that you can distribute on your
website? I plan to get FontTools, since it seems complete enough for
my needs (I don't need a full-fledged font editing program at this
- At 7/26/01 07:49 AM, lola@... wrote:
>Any chance you can somehow make the fonts available on Mac platform?Sorry. My font programs can create only Windows fonts.