fonts

Understanding the PDF File Format

We have been working with PDF files since 1999 and developed complex software to display PDF files. We have learnt a lot about the...
Leon Atherton
3 min read

WOFF 2.0: What is it, why is it coming,…

WOFF 2.0 is working its way towards being a standard recommended by the W3C, so it seems like a good time to look at...
Sam Howard
2 min read

What is Unicode – A Beginners introduction

In the early days of computers, text was stored in a simple way. Usually, one byte was used per character giving you the ability...
Sam Howard
2 min read

Font Scaling looks wrong on Android? This might be…

I spend a lot of time working with fonts in our PDF to HTML5 Converter and have found that the setup for rendering fonts...
Sam Howard
1 min read

Top 4 problems in PDF CFF Fonts (and we…

  One of the most common of the many font formats PDFs support is the Compact Font Format (CFF, also known as Type 2)...
Sam Howard
1 min read