TrueType is an outline font standard developed by Apple and Microsoft in the late 1980s as a competitor to Adobe’s Type 1 fonts used in PostScript. It has become the most common format for fonts on both the Mac OS and Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Truetype Fonts

Are your Truetype CMAP tables lying to you?

Truetype fonts (which are used in many places including PDF files) consist of a set of tables. These tables include the Glyf table defines...
Mark Stephens
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Understanding the PDF file Format – What are CID…

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
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