The Sign Editor: Tutorial

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Lynx21
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05 Feb 2018 13:45

Hello. I want to ask if is it possible to create new fonts now? Did something got changed in new sign editor? When I'm driving in ProMods I can see many different fonts in countries... Is it still created by special software from SCS?
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05 Feb 2018 14:24

Yes, it requires specialised software that SCS nor we are allowed to share.
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05 Feb 2018 14:27

Okay, now I understand. So neither can I add special characters in already exisisting fonts? (e.g. Ą, Ł, Ó)?
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05 Feb 2018 15:59

Hmm I mean those three characters are already existing on the map:
Ą in Elbląg
Ł in Łódź
and Ó in Łódź as well ;)
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Lynx21
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05 Feb 2018 17:17

Yes, but I cannot write them i template text area... There is missing letter (eg. Gdańsk > Gda sk)
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05 Feb 2018 17:26

It depends whether the font supports these characters. Quite a portion of the fonts ProMods added do support the vast majority of the Latin Extended range, which included Polish characters; most SCS fonts only use what they need for those countries.
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05 Feb 2018 17:33

Well, then... Although thanks for answers!
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01 Mar 2018 15:41

Hello again. Maybe it sounds weird but I've resolved my problem... I made Polish city names (with polish sign font) as an "atlas" in templates editor! If something is stupid but it works, it isn't stupid...
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08 Apr 2018 20:10

I tried to add new sign image assets to ats and ets2 i did the .mat and .tobj files and .dds files using the dxtbmp program and i keep getting the red "texture not found" images instead. Do I also need to create a .mat in the automat folder and do I need a special program to generate the automat folder .mat files I need if I need them in order to make it work.

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08 Apr 2018 21:56

Check your game.log, it'll tell you what's the problem (red lines will appear).
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