Last December I wrote about turning Sara’s handwriting into a font for a little Christmas present. People loved the sample so much that, with Sara’s permission, I made the font available as a free download.
However, it turns out that some people have had problems getting it onto their machines, so perhaps instructions are in order. Here are two links to the font, one au natural and one compressed into a zip file:
If you’re using Internet Explorer on a Windows PC, click the right mouse button on one of the files and choose Save Target As… I’d recommend trying the ttf file first, as you won’t have to “unzip” it after it’s downloaded.
If you’re using Firefox or Safari, click the right mouse button (or on a Mac, hold the Control while clicking) on one of the files and choose Save Link As…. Again, try the ttf file first.
Then, find the file on your hard drive where the web browser downloaded it, unzip it if it’s the zip file, and move it to the fonts folder (usually c:\windows\fonts on a Windows PC and [user name]/library/fonts on a Mac)
Finally, open a Word Processor or other program that allows you to choose a font and look through the font list for “Sara’s Handwriting.”
That’s it. Any questions? Any suggestions? Any problems? Let me know, and I’ll try to help out.