Mandala • Circles

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Re: Mandala - Circles

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:12 pm

I seem to be going around in circles. Version 2.01 fixes that problem, but now I see that dlig takes precedence over super/subscripts. I don't know if that's new.

This is a confusing topic, which is why I started this thread on precedence of OT features.

I noticed that Garava also suffers from this dlig/ordn bug, but I may wait before I update that yet again.
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Re: Mandala - Circles

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:34 pm

This more recent topic should help:
Changing the Order of Precedence of OpenType Features
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Re: Mandala - Circles

Post by Erwin Denissen » Sun Dec 11, 2016 2:48 pm

If you want the compiler to ignore unknown glyphs, and allow empty classes and lookups, then click the warning icon in the toolbar.
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While testing this feature, I got an access violation, so it seems the current version has some issues with such glyphs if used with pair positioning. This issue will be solved with the next upcoming update.
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Re: Mandala • Circles

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:51 pm

This is a long overdue update for Mandala, done using the Anchor Based composition and other new features in FontCreator 12. See the first post for details and download links.

It has taken about a month to get to this first release of a new version. Spacing was adjusted using Optical metrics (also for Petite Capitals and Superscripts) to be more generous, so ligatures also needed their bearings adjusted, and some were redesigned.

I attach the OpenType Layout Definition script, which can be viewed in a text editor to see how the features, lookups, subtables, and classes are designed.
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Re: Mandala • Circles

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:42 pm

Version 2.30 improved some glyphs, harmonised bearings, added uppercase subscripts, added uppercase support to fraction, superscript, and subscript features, added OldStyle figures to fractions, adjusted side-bearings and advance width of standard fractions, and fixed some bugs.

Updated OpenType Layout Definition Script to include uppercase subscripts.

Version 2.31 uses Typometrics for line-spacing, added more kerning pairs for Uppercase to lowercase and uppercase to uppercase subscript, and fixed some bugs.
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