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Author Haralambous, Yannis, 1962-

Title Fonts & encodings / Yannis Haralambous ; translated by P. Scott Horne
Edition First edition
Published Beijing ; Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly Media, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 1016 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Before Unicode -- 2. Characters, glyphs, bytes: An introduction to Unicode -- 3. Properties of Unicode characters -- 4. Normalization, bidirectionality, and East Asian characters -- 5. Using Unicode -- 6. Font Management on the Macintosh -- 7. Font Management under Windows -- 8. Font Management under X Window -- 9. Fonts in TEX and [Omega], their installation and use -- 10. Fonts and Web Pages -- 11. The History and Classifications of Latin Typefaces -- 12. Editing and Creating Fonts -- 13. Optimizing a rasterization -- 14. Enriching Fonts: Advanced Typography -- A. Bitmap Font Formats -- B. TEX and [Omega] Font Formats -- C. PostScript Font Formats -- D. The TrueType, OpenType, and AAT Font Formats -- E. TrueType Instructions -- F. METAFONT and Its Derivatives -- G. Bezier Curves
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 969-989) and indexes
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Subject Character sets (Data processing)
Computer fonts.
Type and type-founding -- Digital techniques.
Unicode (Computer character set)
Web typography.
Form Electronic book
Author Horne, P. Scott.
ISBN 059651834X (e-book)
9780596518349 (e-book)
Other Titles Fontes & codages. English
Fonts and encodings