Myriad - why tangent and not curve?

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Type's picture
Joined: 10 Sep 2004 - 12:56pm
Myriad - why tangent and not curve?

Why Twombly & Slimbach draw the O with Tangent Point (2 of them ) and not Curve Point?O

Alan Dague-Greene's picture
Joined: 7 Dec 2002 - 11:00am

That’s the way Adobe sets up fonts to prepare them for interpolation. What you’re seeing are the start and end points, which are located only one unit apart from each other. This is to prevent the start and end points from overlapping if there are any rounding errors in the interpolation process.