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Does anyone know where I can find a polka dot font. I have looked at alot of the font sights and just cannot find it anywhere. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
 

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Perhaps you can get by with something else? This is somethin I drew up in Corel in a few seconds:
The font is Cooper Black, I made it 100 points
I typed in Hello
I went to the Fill tool, chose Pattern Fill
Chose a pink fill, with .75" Width and Height
Applied a black stroke to make it visible
I've also attached a screenie of the pattern fill dialog in case your's differs.
 

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No. I am wanting more of the same kind from the post above. The one where they wrote "hello" with dots. I just can't figure out how to do it with microsoft word using the fill in.
 

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Word's patterns don't really allow you to get that sophisticated. The one I did above was with Corel 13. Here's something similar that's done in Word and how to produce it:

Insert some wordart, I used the regular looking wordart, with Cooper Black, 96 point and the word "Hallo"
Make sure to have the drawing toolbar enabled (View, Toolbars, Drawing, normally appears down at the bottom)
Select the wordart
Select Fill, then do Fill Effects
Next go to Patterns and choose Sphere
You can change the colors as needed
 

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Thanks for sharing, this is great but I looked at it in wireframe and the dots where not there. I would like to do this and cut it on the plotter so I can make shirts with the dots cut out (they will be the shirt color).
 

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This is great. Can you help me create a polka dot font for illustrator?
Unfortunately I don't have a whole lot of Illustrator exposure, however I followed the instructions on this page and was able to get something similar:
https://www.layersmagazine.com/forum/showthread.php?p=23886

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Thanks for sharing, this is great but I looked at it in wireframe and the dots where not there. I would like to do this and cut it on the plotter so I can make shirts with the dots cut out (they will be the shirt color).
This is because it uses a bitmap fill instead of vectorizing. You can convert your text to a bitmap (arrange, convert, Bitmap, I suggest doing a fairly high quality ~300 DPI just to make sure your shape turns out ok) then do a trace on it to get the polka dots, this may take awhile. Keep in mind that you will be weeding this stuff as well, which could take a long long time or be impossible if the dots are too small, so make sure the dots are a decent size. Once vectorized you can also get rid of dots that you think are detracting from the lettering.
 

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Thank you so much Joeshaul. The link info was helpful but when I created outlines for a screenprint job I am trying to run, it outlined of the entire circle. I need only the portion of the circle/polka dot that fits/fills the font. Can you help with this? SO VERY MUCH APPRECIATED.
 

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Ok, here's a way you could do it (fairly labor intensive): Create a pattern of circles (delete outlines). Lay it over the text. Anywhere the circles extend outside the lettering, do this: select the particular circle and the letter, select arrange>shaping>intersect. This will create a new object that is only inside the letter. Then delete the original circle that was outside the letter. There may be an easier way, but I wanted to try to figure it on my own...that's what I came up with. BTW, are you really from Wasilla, Melinda?
 
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