Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

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Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by TButtrick » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:52 pm

Could somebody please explain to me how to use custom fonts in my skin.

Would like to avoid if possible creating SVG, PNG or JPG's to then bring in to my skin for Info popups, buttons and hotspots.

I feel like I must be missing something very obvious?
clearly there must be a simple way to use any font i need when designing custom skins.

Thankyou

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by IBCreative » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:48 pm

Same issue here, it looks like custom fonts aren't working for me either in 6.1 b2

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by Tony » Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:17 am

Hi,

If you want to use Google custom fonts in V6.1 b2 you can check out my tutorial at https://tonyredhead.com/pano2vr-little- ... text-field

cheers,

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by TButtrick » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:53 pm

Having no issues using Google Fonts, but thanks for the info Tony, I have found many of your tutorials helpful.

I am specifically asking about completely custom fonts, designed in-house.

How am I able to use the WOF file in the tour. Seems to me like that must be a problem for many people, clients have in-house fonts and branding that is essential for the tour to keep consistency across the brand.

I realise that I can bring in external files, which is okay(ish) for most situations, but with numerous info popups and other text heavy elements it just seems very inefficient or both my time and the data required.

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by Tony » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:03 pm

Having no issues using Google Fonts, but thanks for the info Tony, I have found many of your tutorials helpful.
Thanks, appreciate it.
How am I able to use the WOF file in the tour. Seems to me like that must be a problem for many people, clients have in-house fonts and branding that is essential for the tour to keep consistency across the brand.
Have a look at my new tutorial https://tonyredhead.com/pano2vr-little- ... beta-fonts

It shows how to use WOFF files in Pano2VR V6.1.2a beta

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by Tony » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:04 pm

Quick question TButtrick, how are you creating your font families and what format are they in?
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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by IBCreative » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:08 pm

I can confirm that Tony’s approach to using local fonts in this tutorial: https://tonyredhead.com/pano2vr-little- ... beta-fonts works perfectly.

I use https://onlinefontconverter.com/ to convert to WOFF fonts

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by TButtrick » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:02 pm

The font files are given to me in .oft format. Sorry Tony but Im not sure how they are made, not my area of expertise. I just converted them to WOFF.

Im over the moon to see you've created a tutorial for this, about to try that out, no doubt it will work immediately thanks to your hard work. It is very much appreciated.

If i might ask you something Tony?

You'r clearly very knowledgable within the 360 industry, do you have any suggestions of websites, companies or people who are doing cool things with Pano2vr and 360 photography?

Im sure you know more than most the potential the skin editor brings, but most of what I see is clunky, ugly tours with mediocre design work and amateur looking 360 photos. I know there must be some amazing work out there but other than a handful of people Im struggling to find it.

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by Tony » Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:21 am

TButtrick wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:02 pm
You're clearly very knowledgeable within the 360 industry, do you have any suggestions of websites, companies or people who are doing cool things with Pano2vr and 360 photography?

Im sure you know more than most the potential the skin editor brings, but most of what I see is clunky, ugly tours with mediocre design work and amateur looking 360 photos. I know there must be some amazing work out there but other than a handful of people Im struggling to find it.
It's hard to track down examples of good skin UI's. In a lot of cases the standard skins are used and rarely do you see a truly unique example of great design.

I saw this one today Castelo Branco 360 http://castelobranco360.cm-castelobranco.pt/. It's built in Panotour Pro, but certainly achievable in Pano2VR and has a very interesting UI skin and the map implementation is quite unique.

I use to follow a number of companies in the old Flash days like Regal360, a company who always pushed the skin UI front, but it seems as though Terry has moved onto new ventures with https://zenixvr.com

Pano2VR has started a new Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/p2vr.gallery/ but there's not much in there at the moment.

I'm working on a couple of projects at the moment that I'll post to the Gallery when I'm done.

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by TButtrick » Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:41 pm

Thanks so much for the Info Tony, although Im a little disappointed with the answer.

Maybe this is the wrong place to ask, but what software is the industry standard for custom built 360 tours?

That example from Castelo Branco is impressive, and well thought out. All achievable apart from the hand curser :roll: I suppose we cant have it all!

Which gallery are you referring to, id like to see those.

Many thanks for the reply

And all the great tutorials

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by Tony » Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:54 pm

Thanks so much for the Info Tony, although Im a little disappointed with the answer.
Sorry about that!
Maybe this is the wrong place to ask, but what software is the industry standard for custom built 360 tours?
There is no industry standard software per se but rather a number of software applications that provide different workflows that integrate industry standard frameworks like HTML, Javascript, CSS, XML. Pano2VR and krpano are just two of a number of software applications out there.
That example from Castelo Branco is impressive, and well thought out. All achievable apart from the hand curser :roll: I suppose we cant have it all!
I understand that it's on the feature list but maybe Martin can give it another 'bump'
Which gallery are you referring to, id like to see those.

The one on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/p2vr.gallery/. There is also a Gallery forum here viewforum.php?f=5
Many thanks for the reply. And all the great tutorials
Your welcome and thanks for the kind words.

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Re: Custom Fonts in 6.1 beta2

Post by Hopki » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:07 pm

maybe Martin can give it another 'bump'
Done.

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