Rendering of accent components in variable fonts on Mac OS

James PuckettJames Puckett Posts: 1,688
edited May 1 in Education
Has anyone else noticed that Mac OS renders accents that are components in variable fonts lighter than they should be? An example follows. Eacute is built of E+acutecomb.case, and acutecomb.case is a component of gravecomb.case. The weight difference decreases as size increases until the weight is the same at 126px. 

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  • Mark SimonsonMark Simonson Posts: 1,202
    edited April 28
    Possibly what's happened is that because the path of the grave has been mirrored to get the acute, the path direction has been reversed. A path going the wrong direction can affect weight with some renderers.
  • James PuckettJames Puckett Posts: 1,688
    Thanks Mark! I forgot to break down my accents for variable fonts.
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