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vector font

vector font

A scalable font made of point-to-point line segments. Like vector-based images, vector fonts are easily scaled but lack the hints and mathematically defined curves of outline fonts, such as Adobe Type 1 and TrueType. See scalable font.
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Monotype Imaging provides different variations of TrueType fonts, including CATT([TM]) (Compact Asian for TrueType Technology) fonts, Edge Technology fonts, stroke fonts, bitmaps, embedded bitmaps, font subsets, custom fonts and linked fonts.
NASDAQ: BITS), a leading software development company with core competencies in browsing, font and publishing technologies, announced today that Picsel, the creator of the world's most popular business productivity applications , has licensed Bitstream's Asian stroke fonts.
NASDAQ: BITS) today announced that it has received official Chinese certification for its GB18030-2005 stroke font from the SLC (State Language Committee) and the CITS/CESI (Committee on Information Technology Standards/China Electronics Standardization Institute).
The iType font engine supports a variety of font formats, including TrueType([R]) fonts, Monotype Imaging's CATT([TM]) (Compact Asian for TrueType Technology) fonts, Edge fonts, stroke fonts, bitmaps, embedded bitmaps, font subsets, custom fonts and linked fonts.
The first Edge-enabled stroke font, which will support Japanese text, is expected to be released next month.
SmartHint-enabled East Asian fonts add to Monotype Imaging's stroke font offering, featuring the Monotype([R]) Sans font, which allows OEMs to achieve worldwide language coverage in memory-constrained display environments.
Monotype Imaging's new multilingual font solutions work with the company's iType([R]) font engine, a scalable subsystem that enables OEMs and developers to build products that clearly display characters based on outline or stroke font data, and Monotype Imaging's WorldType Layout Engine, which works with the iType font engine to compose, position and render multilingual text.
Monotype Imaging's iType scalable font engine, based on the OpenType([R]) and TrueType([R]) font formats, enables OEMs and developers to build products that clearly display characters based on outline or stroke font data.
0 release also supports a SmartHint-enabled Simplified Chinese stroke font based on the GB18030 Chinese character set standard.
Using Synrad's WinMark Pro laser marking software, one of WinMark Pro's built-in stroke fonts was chosen and a four-digit text object created.
It is configured with a single expander and a focus lens combination selected to cover most marking applications and two software options that offer basic alphanumeric marking as well as more advanced marking functions, such as logos, graphics, bar codes, 2D codes, single stroke fonts, and TrueType fonts.
Several font formats are supported, including TrueType([R]) fonts, Monotype Imaging's CATT([TM]) (Compact Asian for TrueType Technology) fonts, Edge-enabled fonts, stroke fonts, font subsets, embedded bitmaps, custom fonts and linked fonts, in addition to text effects.