[texhax] Font Size Question
will.adams at frycomm.com
Thu Jun 24 13:22:47 CEST 2010
On Jun 23, 2010, at 11:03 PM, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> And only Knuth's fonts
> support "design sizes".
Well, there were the nifty multiple master fonts which had a design axis (e.g., Minion and Adobe Jenson)
Even now, some OpenType fonts come in multiple versions for explicit support of design sizes (e.g., Garamond Premier Pro and Arno Pro).
A note for the OP --- if the size is being checked in Adobe Acrobat you'll want to use bp for measurements instead of pt --- 7pt == ~6.972bp
(who got very tired of explaining why 10pt type measured as 9.96 (PostScript) points in Adobe Acrobat)
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