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Laser cut font


Laser cut font

I have a request from one of our sites that needs to put a laser cut
font on sheet metal parts. This font will allow the letters to be cut
without having the entire letter drop through.

Example but not exactly what I am looking for:

Does anyone have any contacts for such a font? I have been through all
the PTC provided fonts but could not find what I need.

Thanks for the help

Ron Grabau

HP - Houston


Has anyone found a good font for use when Laser Cutting Text out of
sheet metal? A font that has tabs to hold the centers of 'ABDOPQR's.
Feel free to forward me anything you think might work.

Thanks in advance for you quick reply.


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I ended up using a free font editor Fontcreator5.5 to edit Arial Bold font. Just add this to your<proeloadpoint>\text\fonts folder and away you go. Thanks for all the replies

I use the option "pro_font_dir C:\WINNT\Fonts", point it to my PC's Font folder and any TTF will show up when creating text in Sketcher.

I do this as well. Be aware, though, that when creating PDFs in Wildfire 3
some of the fonts will not convert (particularly Bold type) unless the font
actually resides in <loadpoint>\text\fonts folder.

To me this is a bug, but PTC wants an enhancement request filed - which will
probably not get addressed.



I believe this is an Adobe PDF issue because I get the same thing when
using Acrobat. If I create a flyer or something with an interesting
font, it doesn't come through on the PDF unless you have the font on
your machine. I'm not sure if there's a way around it, but I know I've
seen it outside of Pro/E.



That's actually a printing problem you experience, in that Acrobat (or any printer) will substitute a font for one that doesn't actually exist on the host machine.\

The problem I describe is more a PTC problem as some of the fonts that reside in c:\windows\fonts convert and some do not, even though the user has specified pro_font_dir as the Windows font folder.

5-Regular Member

Been there my friend


there is a default font available in creo


Font name : Laser sans serif


If you couldn't find it you can download and use it.


PS: Sorry for the delay in answer, just happen to saw now

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