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Hershey Text: An Inkscape extension for engraving fonts

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Hershey Text is an Inkscape extension that can render a line of text in one of several stroke-based “engraving” fonts. This extension solves a persistent problem, and one which we have come across in many different contexts: How to easily create simple and readable vector representations of text.

Quick start: Download and install the EggBot extensions for Inkscape, which now include Hershey Text. Much more information follows.

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