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by elpres
Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:52 am
Forum: Specification
Topic: Problems with manual kerning
Replies: 8
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Erwin, nice to know that you can confirm the bug in Cambria, instead of me missing something in the implementation. I've made a screenshot of a text string rendered with (from top to bottom) Calibri (another Vista font), Cambria and Arial, where the problems in Cambria are quite clear: http://home.a...
by elpres
Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: Specification
Topic: Problems with manual kerning
Replies: 8
Views: 10551

Thanks for the links, I'll take a look. Cambria is one of the fonts Microsoft released with Windows Vista, so it is probably not specifically targeted for Mac OS. I'd rather expect that it would work best with the Windows API, which i am using. If it helps, i can explain the details of my rendering ...
by elpres
Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:36 am
Forum: Specification
Topic: Problems with manual kerning
Replies: 8
Views: 10551

Problems with manual kerning

Hi all, right now i’m working on a programm that does some manual typesetting on a pretty low level, i.e. it handles fonts as vector shapes and places them manually with no help from the OS (Windows in this case). The feature i’m trying to get right at this moment is kerning, and while it seems to w...