Ecofont

Tomorrow's World was a show on BBC TV about innovations and tech stuff and I thought a good name for our computing and tech section.
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Post: #135233 wulf
Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:53 am

How about this for an idea: a font with lots of tiny holes inside the letters (effectively invisible at normal text sizes) so that printing a page uses less toner / ink and thus reduces the rate at which consumables are wasted?

If you think it is genius then check out ecofont, a new open source font that does just that. I haven't tried it yet but it is definitely on my to-do list.

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Post: #135235 Loobyloo
Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:14 am

That's genius and so simple!

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Post: #175702 mamos
Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:23 pm

Love it

Downloaded it

Gonna use it for all our invoices etc

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Re: Ecofont

Post: #175782 wulf
Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:57 am

I recently read a book which seemed to have something like this set up (Careless in Red by Elizabeth George). The text seemed a bit softer on the eyes (although still quite legible) and, when I looked closely, it had lots of tiny holes in each letter. I would imagine it could save quite a bit of ink on such a long, popular novel (although, to be honest, I think it could have done with editing down so it wasn't so long in the first place!)

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Post: #175790 Green Aura
Fri Nov 06, 2009 10:21 am

Yoinked. :lol:

I do loads of free leaflets, this will help enormously - I hope.
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Post: #175912 Thomzo
Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:05 pm

Eeek, it's made my eyes go funny.

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