DEC manual typeface

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Wed Sep 27 20:38:49 CDT 2017


On 2017-09-27 9:33 PM, Charles Dickman via cctalk wrote:
> For those interested in all things DEC, I found a typeface that is
> very close to the typeface used in the old 60's and very early 70's
> manuals. Google for "Function Pro Book font".

If you mean:
https://www.fontspring.com/fonts/fontsite/function-pro
then this is basically a ripoff of Futura.

Can you show me a scan of the manual page, or cite a manual I can look
up or might have?

--Toby

> 
> The only difference I saw was in the upper case I. Sometimes DEC used
> an I that had serifs and sometimes they didn't.  Function Pro's I does
> not have serifs.
> 
> 
> -chuck
> 



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