Open Type font in Solid Edge

Phenom
Phenom

I need to insert an openType Font text, is it correct I can't do this?

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Solid Edge ST10 & AutoCAD 2018.1 user
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Re: Open Type font in Solid Edge

Siemens Phenom Siemens Phenom
Siemens Phenom

Per GTAC Solution Center article 002-7004573, OpenType fonts are currently not supported in Solid Edge.

Re: Open Type font in Solid Edge

Phenom
Phenom
Usually online it's easy to find the same font in TTF format.
Or you could try a OTF to TTF conversion tool.

This is the first I found with google search: https://everythingfonts.com/otf-to-ttf

Re: Open Type font in Solid Edge

Phenom
Phenom

@Fiorini Thanks! Didn't knew this was possible.

 

What I did: 

Type the text in Illustrator

export as dwg

open in draft

copy sketch

paste in part.

 

Man Tongue

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Solid Edge ST10 & AutoCAD 2018.1 user

Re: Open Type font in Solid Edge

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

Joris wrote: 

What I did: 

Type the text in Illustrator

export as dwg

open in draft

copy sketch

paste in part.


 

Ahh yes, those hurdles we have to jump, in order to get "exploded" text to use as geometry.

In fact, THIS belongs in the "How to spot a real Solid Edge user" topic! [already in the pet peeves]  Robot Frustrated

Sean Cresswell
Design Manager Streetscape Limited
Solid Edge ST10 [MP0] Classic [x2 seats]
Windows 10

Re: Open Type font in Solid Edge

Phenom
Phenom

That was one of my biggest bullet points to address with the Solid Edge team at the recent Boston usergroup meeting! I hope something is done in a coming verison...

-Dylan Gondyke

Re: Open Type font in Solid Edge

Phenom
Phenom

In ST10, still not possible... Man Mad

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Solid Edge ST10 & AutoCAD 2018.1 user