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by MRoberts
Thu Aug 05, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: FontCreator - Bug Reports
Topic: [CLOSED] Win Descent
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Re: [CLOSED] Win Descent

I thought that was probably the case. You may want to consider including it as a note in the user guide.
by MRoberts
Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Specification
Topic: OpenType 1.9 Alpha Review
Replies: 0
Views: 1848

OpenType 1.9 Alpha Review

The alpha draft of OpenType v1.9 is now available for review and comment in case anyone is interested.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/typogr ... ot190alpha
by MRoberts
Mon Aug 02, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: FontCreator - Bug Reports
Topic: [CLOSED] Win Descent
Replies: 2
Views: 429

[CLOSED] Win Descent

For all 5 versions of the OS/2 table, the usWinDescent is an unsigned 16 bit (uint16), so it will always be a positive number. But FontCreator is displaying the Win Descent as a negative number. The descender value in the hhea table is a signed 16 bit (FWORD), so it can be negative, and FontCreator ...
by MRoberts
Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Bug Reports
Topic: [FIXED] FontCreator v14 -- Font Properties
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Re: FontCreator v14 -- Font Properties

Erwin, See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/typography/opentype/spec/features_uz The term "writing mode" is used in describing the valt, vert, vrt2, and vrtr tags. However, the OpenType spec is not always consistent. It also uses "Text Direction" and "Layout Direction"....
by MRoberts
Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Bug Reports
Topic: [FIXED] FontCreator v14 -- Font Properties
Replies: 4
Views: 679

[FIXED] FontCreator v14 -- Font Properties

From Font Properties on the main menu, under the Masters tab, it would be more accurate to call these titles "Metrics for Horizontal Writing Mode" and "Metrics for Vertical Writing Mode". The term 'writing mode' is what is used in both the OpenType and CSS specifications. Layout ...