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Lettering 4 (Custom Baselines)

In Embird you can create custom baselines for "Insert Text" and "Insert Font Engine Text" dialog boxes. The Digitizing Tools of Embird Studio are used for preparing the baseline .ETB file, which must be stored in "{User data folder}\PLUGINS" folder (e.g. in "C:\Users\Ladislav\AppData\Roaming\EMBIRD64\PLUGINS" folder on my PC) to be recognized by Embird. This tutorials explains how to create the custom baseline:

Note: Find out the {User data folder} on your PC by selecting "Help > Installed Plug-ins" menu in Embird.

1 - Run Embird and click "Editor" menu to switch to Editor window.

2 - Select "Insert > Studio of Sfumato Design" menu to launch the Embird Studio plug-in (Picture No. 1).

1. Select "Insert> Studio of Sfumato Design" menu

Select "Insert> Studio of Sfumato Design" menu

3 - The "Embird Studio" window will appear on the screen (Picture No. 2). Use "Connection" tool to create the baseline curve.

2. Create the baseline curve

Create the baseline curve using "Connection" tool

4 - Click "Design > Export" menu when you are finished with creating the baseline curve (Picture No. 3). This command will export the curve into .ETB file on the hard disk.

3. Export baseline to .ETB file

Export baseline to .ETB file

5 - This file must be stored in "{User data folder}\PLUGINS" folder to be recognized by the "Insert Text" and "Insert Font Engine" tools (Picture No. 4).

4. Save it to "{User data folder}\PLUGINS" folder

Save it to "{User data folder}\PLUGINS" folder

6 - Test the new baseline by selecting "Text > Text" or "Text > Font Engine Text" menu. This will open the "Insert Text" dialog box, and on the "Layout" tab there should be the new baseline available as an option in the "Baseline:" box (Picture No. 5).

5. New baseline on the list

New baseline on the list

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