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Create TTF fonts from dot matrix descriptions.
References and Links
ISO/IEC 14496-22:2015(E) OpenType, standardized as Open Font Format. Since OTF shares many details with TTF, this covers many details. The link is to the ISO/IEC directory of free standards, search that page for 14496-22 and collect everything that seems relevant.
TrueType according to Apple The TrueType Reference Manual from Apple. It covers most details of TTF, with strong recommendations for keeping Apple systems happy.
OpenType according to Microsoft All things OpenType, references, links, and recommendations.
TTX is both an XML dialect and a tool that translates between it and TTF files. It supports all of the important tables, and handles any it doesn't support with hex dumps. Useful for seeing how some trick was done in a commercial font, and this will be our path to creating a TTF from scratch.
is one of many tools from SIL that work with TTF fonts. It is a
reporting tool that dumps the
glyf table in graphical form coupled
with information from the
cmap and related tables to describe each
glyph in the font and its mapping.
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