Here’s an open source project called Stencils from Giovanni Lodi that allows you to work with any iconic font by providing a library allowing you to use the iconic font, and a script allowing you to automatically generate a plist file containing the icon data from the accompanying fonts CSS data.
Some of the features of Stencils include:
– Customization of icon color, background color, and shadowing
– Baseline and scale adjustments in case the icon just doesn’t look right
– A script for generating the font data that has been tested to work with a couple of open source fonts with thousands of icons
– The ability to easily specify any font details manually in case the script can’t parse the font details CSS file or one is not provided
This animation from the readme shows Stencils in action:
You can find Stencils on Github here.
An excellent library and tool for working with iconic fonts.
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