Tutorials tagged “hinting”

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Creating Fonts with Complex Outlines

Creating Fonts with Complex Outlines

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Grunge fonts, handwriting fonts, dirty letterpress fonts: if your font is complex, this tutorial is for you.

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Importing Existing Fonts

Importing Existing Fonts

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Want to manipulate an already existing font? Here are a few handy tips for that situation.

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Hinting: Manual PostScript Hinting

Hinting: Manual PostScript Hinting

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By popular request, here’s a tutorial on how to insert hints manually. Disclaimer: once again, this is pretty advanced stuff. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

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Hinting: PostScript Autohinting

Hinting: PostScript Autohinting

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Good screen rendering at small sizes needs good hinting. But good hinting is quite a complicated matter. Therefore, you want it to happen as automatically as possible. If you follow a few simple rules, you can reach pretty good results without much work.

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