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periodic table of the font elements 2

.otf

Flavour

OpenType Font File PostScript = CFF (TrueType = TTF) Glyphs: x³-Bézier splines adobe (microsoft) Mac OS, Windows

TrueType (TTF) Glyphs: x²-Bézier splines microsoft, adobe Mac OS, Windows

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4

5

6

7

PostScript Font Binary

PostScript Font Metric

PostScript Type 1 Glyph data adobe Windows

PostScript Type 1 Font metric information adobe Windows

PostScript Type 1 Metric information (ascii) adobe Mac OS, Linux

PostScript Type 1 Font information (ascii) adobe Windows, DOS

PostScript Type 1 ascii version of PFB adobe Linux

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14

15

16

17

8

Files

.pfb .pfm .afm .inf .pfa Adobe Font Metric

Information

Products

Attributes

exp sc osf lf Expert (Set)

Small Caps

tf

Tabular Figures

19

21

20

alt text head d Alternates

Text

PostScript, TrueType Standard figures variant adobe et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript, TrueType Standard figures variant adobe et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript (TrueType) Glyph variants fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript Optical size fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript, TrueType Optical size various Mac OS, Windows

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65

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69

70

71 – 79

oT STd pro com w1g WGL glb OpenType

Standard

Professional

OpenType Western languages various manufacturers Mac OS, Windows

OpenType 21+ languages various manufacturers Mac OS, Windows

OpenType 33+ languages various manufacturers Mac OS, Windows

OpenType 48 languages linotype Mac OS, Windows

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87

88

89

Bo Berndal

BE

Communication

Berthold

bt Bitstream

Windows Glyph List 4

Global Font

OpenType 56 languages linotype Mac OS, Windows

OpenType, TrueType 56 languages + DOS-glyphs monotype Mac OS, Windows, DOS

OpenType, TrueType latin + non latin languages urw ++ Mac OS, Windows, DOS

90

91

92

World Glyph Set 1

ca

Creative Alliance

cs

Castle Systems

ck

Chank Fonts

22

Display

Headline

PostScript Standard figures variant adobe et al Mac OS, Windows

10

11

12

PostScript Optical size URW Mac OS, Windows

sh

23

Supertype

PostScript, TrueType Optical size scangraphic Mac OS, Windows

sb Bodytype

PostScript, TrueType Optical size scangraphic Mac OS, Windows

Embedded OpenType

Data Fork Suitcase Format

TrueType, PostScript generic Webfont extension ascender Internet Explorer et al

TrueType, PostScript Webfont microsoft, ascender Internet Explorer

TrueType/QuickDraw GX apple Mac OS X

TrueType Multiple fonts container microsoft, adobe Mac OS, Windows

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61

62

63

df dtl

Dutch Type Library

ef

96

fb

97

Font Bureau

Elsner + Flake

fd

Excellent Screen Font

Exhanced Screen Font

.woff, .eot, .otw, … Optimized for screen fontfont et al Firefox, Internet Explorer

OpenType (TTF) Optimized for MS Office fontfont Mac OS, Windows

TrueType Manual hinting ++ linotype Windows

TrueType Manual hinting +++ linotype Windows, Macintosh

82

83

84

85

Webfont

81

Office

ce balt turk gr cyr ipa

Central European

95

TrueType Collection

web offc xsf esq

see OpenType Typographic features

80

94

Device Fonts

OpenType Webfont

TrueType, PostScript Webfont van blokland/leming/kew Firefox

24 – 59

see OpenType Language support

93

Web Open Font Format

Baltic

Greek

Turkish

Cyrillic

Int. Phonetic Alphabet

PostScript, TrueType Language variant adobe et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript, TrueType Language variant fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript, TrueType Language variant fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript, TrueType Language variant adobe et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript, TrueType Language variant adobe et al Mac OS, Windows

PostScript, TrueType Phonetic glyph set various Mac OS, Windows

98

99

100

101

102

103

Font Diner

ff FontFont

fd

gd

fs

Fonthead

gf

Galápagos Design

Fontsmith

GarageFonts

hi

House Industries

semiotx

bigg, hålet

berthold direct corp.

bitstream

agfa compugraphic

castle type

the chank co

devicefonts

dutch type library

e + f fontinform

the font bureau

font diner

fsi fontshop intern.

fonthead design

fontsmith

galápagos design group

garagefonts

house industries

Galena, Illinois, USA est. 1986

Stockholm, Sweden est. 1994

(Berlin) Chicago est. 1858

Cambridge, MA, USA est. 1981

Wilmington, MA, USA est. 1995

San Rafael, CA, USA est. 1990

Minneapolis, MN, USA est. 1996

London, UK est. 1993

’s-Hertogenbosch, NL est. 1990

Langeln, D est. 1985

Boston, MA, USA est. 1989

Eau Claire, WI, USA est. 1996

Berlin, Germany est. 1990

Wilmington, DE, USA est. 1994

London, UK est. 1999

Littleton, MA USA est. 1994

Sandy Spring, MD, USA est. 1993

Yorklyn, DE, USA est. 1994

104

105

106

107

108

109

110

111

112

113

114

115

116

117

118

119

120

121

HFJ itc

Hoefler Frere-Jones

Libraries

Lining Figures

18

PostScript Standard glyph variant adobe et al Mac OS, Windows

Alphabets

Features

Old Style Figures

9

.woff .otw .eot .dfont .ttc

Printer Font ASCII

PostScript Type 1 Special character addition adobe et al Mac OS, Windows

a*i bb

Encodings

.ttf

TrueType Font File

Int. Typeface Corp.

lh

lT

Linotype-Hell

Linotype

mt

ot p22 pn psy pt ptl SG

Monotype

OurType

P22 Type Foundry

Panache

Psy/Ops

primetype

Présence Typo

st t26 tb

ScanGraphic

Stormtype

T.26

tf urw vllg

2Rebels

Treacyfaces

URW++

Village

hoefler & frere-jones

monotype imaging

linotype-hell ag

linotype

monotype imaging

ourtype

castle type

panache graphics

psy/ops type foundry

présence typo

primetype

elsner + flake

storm type foundry

t.26 digital type foundry

2rebels

treacyfaces

design & development

village type & design

New York, NY, USA est. 2004

Woburn, MA, USA est. 1970

(Eschborn) 1990 – 1997

Bad Homburg, D est. 1997

Surrey, GB est. 1887

De Pinte, B est. 2002

Buffalo, NY, USA est. 1994

Essex, UK est. 1993

San Francisco, CA, USA est. 1995

Embrun, F est. 2000

Berlin, D est. 2002

Hamburg, D est. 1989

Praha, CZ est. 1993

Chicago, IL, USA est. 1994

Montréal, CAN est. 1995

West Haven, CT, USA est. 1984

Hamburg, D est. 1996

Brooklyn, NY, USA est. 2005

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31

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33

34

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36

37

38

39

40

41

N F D I Q K T H u A B O P E L Y C W

Access all alternates

Contextual Alternates

Stylistic Alternates

Standard Ligatures

Contextual Ligatures

Discretionary Ligat.

Historical Forms

Historical Ligatures

Unicase

Small Capitals

Capitals → Small Caps

Capitals → Petite Caps

Petite Capitals

Case Sensitive Forms

Mathematical Greek

Titling

Swash

Contextual Swash

Typographic feature: AALT adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: CALT adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: SALT adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: LIGA adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: CLIG adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: DLIG adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: HIST adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: HLIG adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: UNIC adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: SMCP adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: C2SC adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: C2PC adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: PCAP adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: CASE adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: MGRK adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: TITL adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: SWSH adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: CSWH adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

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51

52

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55

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57

58

59

G : Z 9 8 4 5 6 1 0 3 2 / s l 7 J ¡ Fractions

Alternative Fractions

Ordinals

Numerators

Denominators

Scientific Inferiors

Superscript

Subscript

Oldstyle Figures

Lining Figures

Proportional Figures

Tabular Figures

Slashed Zero

Optical Size

Localized Forms

Alt. Annotation Forms

Ornaments

Stylistic Set 1 – 20

Typographic feature: FRAC adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: AFRC adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: ORDN adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: NUMR adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: DNOM adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: SINF adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: SUPS adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: SUBS adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: ONUM adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: LNUM adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: PNUM adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: TNUM adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: ZERO adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: SIZE adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: LOCL adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: NALT adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: ORNM adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Typographic feature: SSnn adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

71

72

73

74

75

76

77

78

79

Ordinal number

R w c e g h k a j

Euro symbol included Currency glyph support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Western Basic language support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Central European

Latin Extended

Greek

Greek polytonic

Cyrillic

Arabic

Hebrew

Extended language support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Extended language support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Extended language support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Extended language support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Extended language support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Extended language support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Extended language support adobe, fontfont et al Mac OS, Windows

Name Font format Explanation Company Operating system

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.abr

Abbreviation

TrueType (TTF) Glyphs: x²-Bézier splines microsoft Mac OS, Windows

Abbreviation

v. 1.1, Nov 2009; © FontShop, Design: FontShop; Typefaces FF Unit, FF Unit Rounded, FF Unit Slab

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Periodic Table of Font Elements 1.1