Font used to make a cut

I was trying to duplicate a project with different text. When I opened the original file I was unable to get the font used to create the text. I always displayed the last font I used rather than the font I used on the project. So I found out that the font is stored in the c2d file. Which got me to thinking it might be useful to display the information stored in the c2d file. The current way to see the information stored i the c2d file is open it. I don’t know if there already is a utility to do this or not. Here is the output that I thought would be helpful. If it is let me know.
PS not sure why it created the scroll window
My projects\doorstop1.c2d
REQUIRES_Pro: False
BACKGROUND_IMAGE = AAAAAYlQTkcNChoKAAAADUlIRFIAAAABAAAAAQgAAAAAOn6bVQAAAAlwSFlzAAAOxAAADsQBlSsOGwAAAApJREFUCJljYAAAAAIAAfRxZKYAAAAASUVORK5CYII=
BACKGROUND_OPACITY = 0.5
BACKGROUND_POSITION_X = 0
BACKGROUND_POSITION_Y = 0
BACKGROUND_ROTATION = 0
BACKGROUND_SCALE = 1
BACKGROUND_VISIBLE = False
DISPLAYMM = False
HEIGHT = 36.4998 mm 1.437 inch
MACHINE = Shapeoko 3
MACHINE_TYPE = Shapeoko
MATERIAL = Soft
RETRACT = 10.0076 mm 0.394 inch
THICKNESS = 24.993599999999997 mm 0.984 inch
WIDTH = 161.798 mm 6.370 inch
ZERO_X = 0
ZERO_Y = 0
ZERO_Z = 0
build_num = 648
grid_enabled = True
grid_spacing = 1.5875 mm 0.063 inch
minimum_build_num = 524
version = 1

font Waltograph UI-Regular
font_height 33.019999999999996 mm 1.3000 inch
geometryType text
id {4b68ada1-1e09-456b-9bf6-71129b68140f}
text " Christie "

angle = 0
automatic_parameters = True
uuid: {
enabled = True
end_depth = 2.54 mm 0.100 inch
name = Pocket Toolpath 2
speeds: {
   feedrate = 1143 mm 45.000 inch
   plungerate = 381 mm 15.000 inch
   rpm = 18000
}
start_depth = 0
stepdown = 0.635 mm 0.025 inch
stepover = 0.7874 mm 0.031 inch
stock_to_leave = 0.5
tolerance = 0.01 mm 0.000 inch
tool: {
     angle = 0
     corner_radius = 0
     diameter = 1.5875 mm 0.063 inch
     display_mm = False
     finish_allowance = 0.2032 mm 0.008 inch
     flutes = 2
     length = 6.35 mm 0.250 inch
     model = 112
     name =
     number = 112
     overall_length = 3.175 mm 0.125 inch
     plungerate = 381 mm 15.000 inch
     read_only = True
     slot_depth = 0.635 mm 0.025 inch
     slot_feedrate = 1143 mm 45.000 inch
     slot_rpm = 18000
     surfacing_feedrate = 1143 mm 45.000 inch
     surfacing_rpm = 18000
     surfacing_stepover = 10 mm 0.394 inch
     type = 0
     url = https://shop.carbide3d.com/products/112-0625-flat-cutter-qty-3
     uuid = {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}
     vendor = Carbide 3D
}
type = pocket_toolpath
uuid = {4d0d6854-6862-4608-a663-bec2fb357430}

You either had 3 ` characters in a row, or hit the “preformatted text” button.

Is that not what you wanted to know?

I think that is what he wanted to know, he just didn’t want to have to dig through the file to find it.

If I open an old project, and select a text object, then select the Text tool, I see the font that was used.

What I don’t see right away is if it is still a text object. If it had been converted to curves it’s no longer text, but then the font wouldn’t be in the file at that point. If it’s not text, I select the text tool & it wants to create a new text object. There is no way cancel, so you have to hit “Done” and create the text, then delete it.

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yes that is what I was trying to find.

Not sure if this if valid. But the original file that I created had all of the letters as separate letters. But the font information was still in the file. When ever I clicked on a letter and clicked on text it displayed text on the screen.

Can you share the .c2d file? I tried, but could not reproduce what you’re describing

Here it is.
Doorstop.c2d (481.6 KB)

Worked for me. I had to install that font, otherwise it chose another.
When I open the file, it’s from version 413, so I get the following message

image

As long as I choose “Leave as Text”, it shows up & when I select it and choose the “Text” tool I see the font you saved it in, Waltograph UI-Bold. It looks like it’s larger than you originally intended, but changing the height is quick.

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I see that now. But I said change to path.

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