Design With FontForge

A book about how to create new typefaces using FontForge

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  1. Introduction
  2. 引言
  3. What Is A Font?
  4. Trusting Your Eyes
  5. Planning Your Project
  6. The EM Square
  7. Installing FontForge
  8. Using the FontForge Drawing Tools
  9. Drawing with Spiro
  10. Creating ‘o’ and ‘n’
  11. Font info & metadata
  12. Word Spacing
  13. Creating Your Type’s DNA
  14. Capital letters
  15. Line Spacing
  16. Punctuation and Symbols
  17. Completing the Lower Case
  18. Diacritics and Accents
  19. Numerals
  20. Bold
  21. Italic
  22. Spacing, Metrics and Kerning
  23. Making Sure Your Font Works, Validation
  24. The Final Output, Generating Font Files
  25. When Things Go Wrong With FontForge Itself
  26. Designing Devanagari Typefaces
  27. Importing Glyphs from Other Programs
  28. Adding Glyphs to an Arabic Font
  29. Further Reading
  30. Glossary