Beginners Guide to OpenType -- MAGNETSTUDIO
El formato Type1 en 256 caracteres se asignan a las teclas de nuestro teclado, se está convirtiendo en una cosa del pasado . Ahora el diseño y la producción de fuentes OpenType que puede constar de miles de caracteres - ligaduras adicionales , diversos conjuntos figura, valores de pequeña capitalización , estilístico suplentes, ...
The Type1 format where 256 characters are assigned to keys on our keyboard, is becoming a thing of the past. We now design and produce OpenType fonts which can consist of thousands of characters — additional ligatures, various figure sets, small caps, stylistic alternates, … — referred to as glyphs. With these many sets of glyphs integrated in a single font, we are faced with the challenge of including definitions instructing the applications we're using when to show which glyph. Simply adding a glyph with a ligature to your font doesn’t mean the program you’re using knows when or how to apply it. Whether you want your typeface to change the sequence of f|f|i into the appropriate ligature or want to use old-style figures instead of tabular, you’ll need to add features to your font — glyph substitution definitions — to make it happen. In this article we’ll give you a look behind the scenes of OpenType substitution features — a general rather than comprehensive overview as the subject is