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Superpolator3

October 29, 2013 / 0 comments

Hi. This is the new site for Superpolator. This site explains the new features, offers some documentation and lets you order the new Superpolator.

Workshop ATypI 2014

September 14, 2014 / 0 comments

I am looking forward to meet everyone who signed up for the Superpolator3 workshop at the ATypI conference in Barcelona, September 17. If you’ve signed up for the workshop and you missed my introduction email, these might be useful to bring: Mac running OSX 10.8 or 10.9 Notebook or sketch paper can be useful. Your…

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Examples!

May 4, 2014 / 0 comments

I’ve posted two example projects on Github. One project shows different ways of making intermediates with three masters on one axis. The second project demonstrates how to make a rule to control alternate shapes in a two axis, six master design space. Have fun!

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Drawing

March 11, 2014 / 0 comments

When you draw your letters you spend more time moving points around than actually placing them on the canvas for the first time. It makes sense to adapt the construction of the outline to movement: with a couple of simple interventions you can make your outlines easier to work with.

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RBTHN

March 8, 2014 / 0 comments

As promised, if you bought Superpolator after the Robothon, March 2012, you’re eligible for a free upgrade. (unless you’re happy to support us, we’re happy to be supported!) If you haven’t already, let us know and we’ll get you sorted.

Problem?

March 8, 2014 / 0 comments

It’s a new release and while we test on a range of machines and OS versions, unexpected things sometimes popup. If you ran into a problem check the Release History. There might be an update for it already. Otherwise just get in touch!

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Drawing

March 7, 2014 / 0 comments

Yummy drawing modes and a gorgeous preview pane available.

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Rules

March 4, 2014 / 0 comments

Set up rules to switch from one set of masters to another. Bars in currency symbols. Serifs. Unwanted knickknacks. There and gone when you need them. Find out more about Rules.

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Measuring is awesome

March 4, 2014 / 0 comments

The new measuring tool in the preview allows you to take very precise readings of your shapes. Just click and drag the measuring line over the letters. More measuring options here.

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UFO Roadmap

March 4, 2014 / 0 comments

The first release of Superpolator3 reads and write UFO2 documents (according to the UFO2 specification., Under the hood Superpolator is prepared for UFO3 and implementing it will (hopefully) not be too difficult.

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Bigger

March 4, 2014 / 0 comments

The completely redesigned and reengineered Superpolator window has three resizable panes that let you explore the design space and keep an overview on your superfamilies.