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Re: Adobe don't support SVG fonts...

From: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 07:27:14 EST
Message-ID: <fd.f91529a.29338f22@aol.com>
To: alexis.farmer@ingenta.com, www-svg@w3.org
In a message dated 26/11/01 12:01:28 GMT Standard Time, 
alexis.farmer@ingenta.com writes:

> When using CEF fonts. The pen is not advanced the correct amount as 
> specified by the advance widths in the font making the dx="x, y z" 
> attribute COMPLETELY USELESS for making exact adjustments to inter 
> character spacing. And instead the only way to exactly position glyphs is 
> to give the x and y coordinate for each one, resulting in nasty large files.


I suggest you read Chapter 10.11 of the Recommendation which describes 
kerning, letter-spacing and word-spacing. It sounds as if they may be 
relevant to what you are trying to do.


Andrew Watt
Received on Monday, 26 November 2001 07:27:20 UTC

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