Original scaleable printing solution developed by Adobe and used as basis of PDF format

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What is font hinting? The basics explained.

In the early days of fonts, each glyph was stored as a bitmap at a range of sizes. Drawing it was a simple case...
Sam Howard
1 min read

Table order in OTF fonts

As part of our TrueType to OpenType font conversion (we need this for PDF to HTML5 conversion to ensure fonts display on all browsers),...
Mark Stephens
52 sec read

PDF to HTML5 conversion – PostScript font support

PDF to HTML5 conversion has to deal with the issue of embedded fonts in PDF files, and there are THREE ways to do this:-...
Mark Stephens
40 sec read

Why are CID fonts far more complicated than non-CID…

We get lots of emails asking about fonts so this articles tries to explain some of the potential issues. Loading fonts All fonts used...
Mark Stephens
2 min read

What are CID fonts?

There are 2 main font technologies used in PDF font files (Postscript/Type1 and Truetype). There is also a ‘merged’ format which borrows features from...
Mark Stephens
1 min read