Positioning is of course more complex. Substitutions are in the end totally simple decisions: you have a small list of items (glyphs in the font), like 200 or 700, and you make a chain of swaps. Even… (View Post)
BTW, I think the Indic OT engine in HarfBuzz is still implemented using a state table (originally that part was done in ICU Layout, the now-extinct opensource OT engine), and “morx” is also state-tab… (View Post)
There are two fundamental steps to screen type rendering:
In the first step, the glyph outline is modified (distorted). PostScript hints and TrueType instruction… (View Post)
InDesign is widely used to produce e-Books or "interactive PDF"-style magazines, so the final type is often rendered in a browser or a PDF viewer.
Illustrator and Photoshop are widely us… (View Post)