Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

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Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by Walter » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:00 am

Please see here:
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Obviously they used at least two different fonts. I'm mainly interested in the font used for e, x ,and y. Certainly I can try all the fonts my PC provides but maybe somebody knows... Thanks in advance for any relevant information!
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by dlachieze » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:23 pm

You can find some details about HP's keyboard fonts here.
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by Over_score » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:26 pm

Found that: https://www.hpmuseum.org/forum/thread-6719.html
talking about "HP Helvetica", "HP Futura", and Gentium

Edit: dlachieze was faster :)
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by Over_score » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:40 pm

Found also that: https://www.hpmuseum.org/cgi-sys/cgiwra ... i?read=139
but it's for Mac and I'm not a Mac afficionado.
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by PierreMengisen » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:58 pm

:geek: :geek: I think Apple Chancery is very close
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by Over_score » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:02 pm

I think I found the right one: https://www.educalc.net/2336507.page
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by Walter » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:01 pm

Over_score wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:02 pm
I think I found the right one: https://www.educalc.net/2336507.page
Merci. Good catch in principle but I don't need the key frames - just the writing inside.
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by Walter » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:14 pm

PierreMengisen wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:58 pm
:geek: :geek: I think Apple Chancery is very close
Merci. It's close but not very.
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by Walter » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:40 pm

I'm inspecting Fontsgeek now, bottom up. Started with Fonts List Page One, reached Fonts List Page One Hundred. Needed a break then. If somebody else would like to start inspecting from the top it would only take 2 years instead of 4 to do a complete inspection ... :shock:

Even better ideas will be appreciated.
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Re: Who knows HP's keyboard fonts?

Post by Walter » Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:12 am

Found very close fonts for almost every letter but the exchange character:
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Any ideas where to find this?
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