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Font Technology: Methods and Tools
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date June 1, 1994
Pages 471
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9783540572237
ISBN-10 3540572236
Published in Europe
Original list price $111.15
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Computers have changed typography and prepress as well as printing. Typefaces are manufactured by "digital punch cutters" with a PC, not any more by punch cutters. Typefaces are constructed an output by a new technolgy, the so-called fonttechnology. The book by Peter Karow covers the whole area of it. It offers various chapters about (among others) issues like intelligent font scaling, kerning, quality of type, legibility, and problems of different output devices. It is interesting to read about Gutenberg setting, the font market, optical scaling, and last but not least a "hand on" Kanjhi, the Chinese/Japanese Glyphs. Furthermore, Fonttechnology contains a number of valuable and instructive appendices. Almost everything one has to know about type and computers!

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780387572239 Book cover for 9783540572237
 
from Springer Verlag (June 1, 1994)
9780387572239 | details & prices | 7.00 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $84.95
About: Computers have profoundly changed prepress technology.
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from Gardners Books (June 1, 1994)
9783540572237 | details & prices | 471 pages | List price $111.15
About: Computers have changed typography and prepress as well as printing.
Paperback
Book cover for 9783642785078
 
With Gerard Unger (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (December 15, 2011)
9783642785078 | details & prices | 457 pages | 6.75 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $99.00

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