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Some problems happen on apps or user interfaces when applying Chinese fonts

As technology evolves, font technology does, too. However, hardware, software, and apps change much faster than fonts. Font foundries are facing a lot of challenges to make fonts compatible in various applications. Here are some problems we noticed: the compatibility of fonts and symbols; used on cross-script apps; how to determine default line spacing of… Continue reading Some problems happen on apps or user interfaces when applying Chinese fonts

The problems that need to be solved when developing Chinese Variable Fonts

There are about twenty-eight thousand Chinese characters that need to be designed. The average number of strokes in a Chinese character is 12. In Arphic JingXi Hei, for example, the average number of control points for each stroke is about 100. Therefore, there are about 33,600,000 control points to deal with when developing a Chinese… Continue reading The problems that need to be solved when developing Chinese Variable Fonts