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Re: [ft] Oversized "O"

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft] Oversized "O"
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 15:46:51 +0200 (CEST)

> > > When using Microsoft's "Core Fonts" with TFT RGB
> > > subpixel-rendering, I often get oversized "O"s - their height is
> > > bigger than the other characters in the same line. Here are some
> > > examples:
> > > ...
> > >
> FWIW, I'm seeing oversized O's as well with Verdana Bold on 9-11
> ppem, both on Ubuntu and with my TrueTypeViewer program.  My guess
> would be it has to do with some rounding issue in the TT
> interpreter.  I'll see if I can find out something more specific.

You might also have a look at recent versions of FontForge which
allows you to apply hints step by step.  Very instructive!


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