OpenType


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OpenType

A font technology that combines TrueType and Type 1 fonts into a common format for cross-platform operation between Windows and Mac. OpenType provides advanced support for glyphs and ligatures that harks back to the days when elegant typography was set by hand. With thousands of TrueType and Type 1 fonts available in OpenType format, OpenType also supports international character sets and Unicode.

From TrueType Open
Introduced in 1996, OpenType is an extension of TrueType Open, which Microsoft developed to supersede TrueType. Like TrueType, OpenType fonts use only one file per font and store TrueType outlines in files with .TTF extensions and Type 1 outlines in .OTF files. Type 1 fonts are compressed into a Compact Font Format (CFF) file. For more information, visit www.adobe.com/type/opentype/main.html. See TrueType and PostScript fonts.
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It features a preview of each font, a customizable snippet that shows off what each font looks like on-screen, along with sliders for OpenType Variable fonts that allow users to change each font's look on the fly.
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From Crutenberg to Opentype is gorgeously illustrated, and its lucid, undemanding text makes it completely suitable for young readers; but designers will undoubtedly prefer a book for grownups.
In his book, "From Gutenberg to OpenType," Robin Dodd, an associate lecturer at the London College of Communications, takes us back to the time of Gutenberg's movable type and then sweeps us forward through the intervening eras of typesetting strategies and opportunities, carrying us into the time we now inhabit when a plethora of typefaces are at our fingertips with the click of a mouse.