Kerning pairs incorrectly enumerated for Adobe OpenType font

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Kerning pairs incorrectly enumerated for Adobe OpenType font

Post by kiwiburger » Mon Jul 31, 2006 5:46 am

Adobe OpenType fonts like Warnock Pro have 0 (zero) listed in the font Information window as the "Number of Kerning Pairs". Other non-Adobe OpenType seem to dispay kerning pairs correctly. What's different about Adobe?

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Post by Erwin Denissen » Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:28 am

Thanks for your feedback.

In OpenType fonts, kerning pairs can be stored in either the 'kern' table, the 'GPOS' OpenType Layout table or, in both. Right now MainType only shows information from the 'kern' table. OpenType Fonts from Adobe contain containing CFF outlines, and those are not allowed to have a 'kern' table.

I’ll try to add GPOS kerning info into the next release.
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Post by kiwiburger » Mon Jul 31, 2006 11:08 am

You're magic Erwin!

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