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can I add extra truetype fonts to Onshape?

david_higham656david_higham656 Member Posts: 1
I'm trying to add a logo to a model I'm creating, but the font used isn't one of the available fonts.
Is it possible to add fonts to the font library in Onshape?

Answers

  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,152 PRO
    Unfortunately no.
  • chrisjh777chrisjh777 Member Posts: 186 ✭✭✭
    edited July 25
    You can vote for an IR regarding user fonts here:  https://forum.onshape.com/discussion/comment/54011#Comment_54011
  • brian_jordanbrian_jordan Member, Developers Posts: 135 ✭✭✭
    There is, as you may already know, a workaround and one which I have used. First type your required text into a word processor and set to your desired TT font. Export this as a screen dump and trim it before saving as eg jpeg. This can then be imported and traced before manipulating and incorporating into your model. See https://cad.onshape.com/help/Content/sketch-image.htm?Highlight=jpeg
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,152 PRO
    i suppose you could write all the letters in solidworks or whatever. Extrude it and import into Onshape.

    Then make a new sketch for each letter. Make a featurescript that accepts a partstudio with all of your letters. Then a text box and a height.

    Have the feature replace/scale each sketch with each letter in your textbox.

    similar to how beams can read sketches from other partstudios/documents...
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