PANOSE is important for any designer/programmer who has enough knowledge of python to think "I can probably script this!" and emerges days later with 800 lines of worthless code and a deep anger at the spec. Welcome to the club.
We tag our web fonts. The order number is included in a namerecord similar to how Font Squirrel does it.
We've found it useful for checking to see if a website is using a properly licensed font, or for diagnosing font problems (i.e. customer made s…
We've been dealing with the Word2016 line spacing problem.
Older versions of Word display and print using the usWin ascender/descender values.
But in Word 2016, text is displayed using the sTypo ascender/descender/lineGap, but then printed using us…
I prefer to keep one foot behind in terms of supported formats.
We only recently ditched ttf/svg and are currently delivering eot/woff/woff2.
Large/global corporations still receive the whole kit (eot/woff/woff2/ttf/svg) since they're usually suppo…
Wei Huang said:
Where all the homebrew packages still there? And why did you have to move items to the /local/bin?
Yes, all the homebrew packages were still in /usr/local/ and /usr/local/bin.
I had installed some packages to /bin which is w…
I upgraded a few weeks ago with no problems.
The upgrade process took longer on my work computer than my home computer. Probably because it had to churn through a crapload of ufos.
Robofont, Metrics Machine and FontLab work just fine.
Like Jens …
WOFF and EOT cover just about everything so it's not a big deal to leave out TTF and SVG. (caniuse WOFF/EOT).
A few foundries are already doing that.
The biggest hurdle is the customer who wants a TTF they can install and use in Photoshop mockups.
Update: FontBook cannot install Type 1 fonts
I ran FontNuke and Type 1 fonts display in Adobe apps & Word.
Font Book only installs the suitcase file, but not the printer file.
The font still does not work if you copy the printer file to the Fo…
Sorry I'm late to the party.
No problems with FontLab or RoboFont.
Thank you to Ben for the tip about the site-packages (bonus Thank You to Time Machine).
I'm noticing some weird issues with Type 1 fonts.
Installing a font via FontBook will only …