Font for DEC indicator panels

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Tue Nov 13 07:42:49 CST 2018

> On Nov 13, 2018, at 12:11 AM, Steve Malikoff via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> ...
> In Noel's case the originals are probably not at hand, so there is obviously no choice but to
> recreate them. I can't help with the font but it makes me think of the curved font on the front
> of the PDP-11 consoles and in the handbook where the lowercase t has a different length depending
> on whether it is in or at the end of a word.
> Steve.

I'm not sure if attachments work... if yes, here is my attempt at that font.  I can post the FontForge source also if there is interest.

Some of the letters are made up because I didn't have an actual example, the x is one.  Most are taken from DEC documents.


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