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Polish Variable Fonts

Over the years, the OpenType specification has been improved and allows us to make advanced fonts. There are many benefits to all these new additions, like OpenType layout features, color, and support for variation, but this also makes it harder to spot problems. Many fonts contain issues; most of them are harmless, like incorrect Panose… Continue reading Polish Variable Fonts

OpenType Layout Features Unleashed with FontCreator

Since FontCreator is available only on Windows, not all font designers know that it has many powerful features. This demonstration will show how to detect and fix problems related to OpenType layout features. The interactive OpenType Designer—along with feature code generation, proofing, and VOLT, OTLFD, and FEA compilers—makes FontCreator the perfect tool, allowing you to… Continue reading OpenType Layout Features Unleashed with FontCreator

FontCreator Goes Variable

Since FontCreator is a Windows-only application, not all font designers know it has many powerful features. In this presentation, Erwin Denissen will demonstrate how to use the OpenType Designer, along with feature code generation, proofing, and feature code compilers. Within a few weeks, FontCreator 14 will be released with support for variable fonts. This session… Continue reading FontCreator Goes Variable