Kerning Part 2:
Kerning in FontLab VI

In Part 1 of this 2 part series I covered the kerning list. It detailed how I checked whether things were properly spaced in the first place, and how to figure out which pairs need kerned. In this post I will cover the rest of the actual kerning process: Creating kerning classes in FontLab VI The act of kerning itself Testing The assumption at this [...]

2019-03-04T18:29:37+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: How, Type|Tags: , , , , , |

Kerning Part 1:
the Kerning List

Kerning! It’s the last thing one does before one finishes a font. That means I’m almost done with Protest! What is kerning? I expect if you’ve read this far in the series, you probably know. But for those who might not: Kerning is the adjustment of space between a specific pair of glyphs. While spacing is adjusting the sidebearings of a given glyph for all [...]

2019-02-28T14:58:53+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: How, Type|Tags: , , , , |