How to use Type 1 fonts on the Web

Back in the 1980s, Adobe saw that the existing methods of displaying text digitally – bitmapped fonts – were not up to the task at hand. Due to this, Outline font technologies (in the form of PostScript, notably Type 1) were born. While TrueType joined their class¬†later in the decade, Type 1 fonts drove the…

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Font Conversion for PDF2HTML – dotsection

We recently released support for converting Type1c (otherwise known as CFF) fonts to OpenType for use within our PDF to HTML converter. I thought it would make an interesting blog article because it gives you an insight into the world of fonts and also highlights some of the continuing issues with font compatibility in different…

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