Expanding kerning

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paul d hunt's picture
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Expanding kerning
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what is the best way to expand kerning from class-based kerning to keep the # of kern pairs down to the absolute essentials for PostScript fonts?

Charles Ellertson's picture
Joined: 3 Nov 2004 - 11:00am
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The only way I know is to expand the class-base kerning, then make & edit an AFM to read back in. I did that to a font recently — over half the kerns were between lower-case letters and small capitals … somebody not wanting to bother to make another class, I guess.

FWIW

Charles