A hollow font for coloring for Word 2000?

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  1. Michele

    Michele Guest

    Is there a way to create a hollow font?
    When doc is printed children can then color in the
    words. Do you know how to create one (for the whole
    alphabet) or where I can download one for free?
    Thank you.
     
    Michele, Oct 23, 2003
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  2. Michele wrote:
    > Is there a way to create a hollow font?
    > When doc is printed children can then color in the
    > words. Do you know how to create one (for the whole
    > alphabet) or where I can download one for free?
    > Thank you.


    Use WordArt
     
    Mike Williams [MVP], Oct 23, 2003
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  3. Michele

    Jezebel Guest

    WordArt is probably the best answer. Alternatively do a Google for fonts
    with 'outline' in their name -- there are plenty around. Or use a program
    like Corel that can draw the glyph paths without filling them.


    "Michele" <> wrote in message
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    > Is there a way to create a hollow font?
    > When doc is printed children can then color in the
    > words. Do you know how to create one (for the whole
    > alphabet) or where I can download one for free?
    > Thank you.
     
    Jezebel, Oct 23, 2003
    #3
  4. As others have suggested, WordArt is probably the best bet, but you can also
    use the Outline font property for ordinary text. Make it big, make it bold,
    and make it a fairly simple font (such as Arial). For example 48-pt Arial
    Bold is large enough to color in.

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    "Michele" <> wrote in message
    news:387b01c39919$ece02310$...
    > Is there a way to create a hollow font?
    > When doc is printed children can then color in the
    > words. Do you know how to create one (for the whole
    > alphabet) or where I can download one for free?
    > Thank you.
     
    Suzanne S. Barnhill, Oct 23, 2003
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  5. Michele

    Guest Guest

    I suggest using WordArt. The first WordArt choice in the gallery is a hollow type.
     
    Guest, Nov 23, 2003
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