What is font that is used by kicad for silkscreen text is called? And if so is it possible to download it as a ttf or similar to use in other programs? I often use pcbs as ui elements and I want to maintain consistency in the text when I’m printing on other mediums.
The font is called NewStroke and was made for KiCad. I don’t think it is available as TTF yet. But it is open source and can be generated with some coding: Font in pcb - it's not about modifications
There is work in progress for V7 to support TTF fonts: https://gitlab.com/kicad/code/kicad/-/merge_requests/613
Maybe a TTF version of NewStroke will be created as part of this change sometime in the future.
Edit: Here is a script that can convert the Hershey format to TTF: https://github.com/Dener-Silva/Hershey-TTF its possible this could be adapted to read the KiCad font: https://gitlab.com/kicad/code/kicad/-/raw/master/common/newstroke_font.cpp?inline=false
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