Digital typefaces: description and formats
This book was written primarily for all those DTP users and programmers who want to keep up with the rapid development of electronic publishing, particular those who wish to develop new systems for the output of typefaces. In this volume, various formats are presented, their properties discussed and production requirements analyzed. Appendices provide readers additional information, largely on digital formats for typeface storage.
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Requirements of typesetting
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