BitFontCreator Pro Edition - Frequently Asked Questions



Questions list:

Q: Where is the font header (bfcfont.h) file and font samples?
Q: Windows Vista problem: the bitmap characters are a bit thicker than they should be. why?
Q: What is the difference between BitFontCreator and BitFontCreator Pro?
Q: Why some characters bitmap data are not correct (they are zeros) when I export bitmap data?
Q: Does the exported C file contain jump talbes?
Q: Does BitFontCreator Pro support 32-bits data length?
Q: Does BitFontCreator Pro support Unicode encoding?
Q: There are some useless white space above the character, How to remove it?
Q: Can BitFontCreator Pro generate antialiased 2-bpp fonts?
Q: Where is the detailed information of output file format?

Questions and Answers:

Q: Where is the font header (bfcfont.h) file and font samples?

A: Download the font header file: bfcfont.h
Download the drawstring sample project: samples_pro.zip

Q: Windows Vista problem: the bitmap characters are a bit thicker than they should be. why?

A: BitFontCreator Pro 2.3 fixed this bug. Now it is Windows Vista compatible. The new font-rendering technology works well on Windows Vista.

Q: What is the difference between BitFontCreator and BitFontCreator Pro?

A: BitFontCreator has 3 editons: Latin Edition, Unicode Edition and Grayscale Edition.

  • BitFontCreator Latin Edition only supports 256 Latin character, and create 1-bpp fonts only.
  • BitFontCreator Pro (Unicode Edition) supports 65536 Unicode characters, and create 1-bpp fonts only.
  • BitFontCreator Grayscale Edition supports 65536 Unicode characters, and also can create gray level 2-bpp and 4-bpp antialiased fonts.
Q: Why some characters bitmap data are not correct (they are zeros) when I export bitmap data?

A: If you are using Unregistered BitFontCreator Pro, some characters bitmap data are zeros. But some characters (i.e 'A' to 'N', 'a' to 'g' and '0' to '7') are correct. You can check the correct data of these characters.

After registered, BitFontCreator Pro will generate all the data correctly, in any format you want. So be quick to purchase BitFontCreator. Order Now !

Q: Does the exported C file contain jump talbes?

A: Yes. The Pro Edition does.

Q: Does BitFontCreator Pro support 32-bits data length?

A: Yes. Since ver3.0, BitFontCreator Pro supports 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit data length. By configure data format, you can choose the data length you need.

Q: Does BitFontCreator Pro support Unicode encoding?

A: Yes. The Pro version supports both Unicode and ASCII encoding. By edit characters table , you can switch the characters encoding between Unicode and ASCII.

Q: There are some useless white space above the character, How to remove it?

A: You can change the font height by clip top rows. See Change Font Height section in help document.

Q: Can BitFontCreator Pro generate antialiased 2-bpp fonts?

A: No. But BitFontCreator Grayscale can. Please try BitFontCreator Grayscale Edition.

Q: Where is the detailed information of output file format?

A: At here : Export File Format. The Full sample code is aloso provided: Download samplecode.zip.