By Peter Karow
Summary his booklet was once written basically for those who intend or desire to increase new machines for the output of typefaces. it truly is functional to categorize gear into 3 teams for which electronic alphabets are required - 1) demonstrate units, 2) typesetting machines and three) numerically managed (NC) machines. earlier, improvement of typefaces has been overly established upon the layout of the respective desktop on which it used to be for use. This needn't be the case. Digitization of style may be undertaken in steps: the education of a database utilizing hand-digitization, and the next computerized new release of desktop codecs through delicate scanning, by utilizing a computer-based software. electronic codecs for typefaces are splendid to approach atic ordering, as are coding ideas. during this quantity, a variety of codecs are investigated, their homes mentioned and rela tive creation requisites analyzed. Appendices offer readers additional info, mostly on electronic codecs for typeface garage brought via the IKARUS approach. This ebook was once composed in Latino kind, constructed through Hermann Zapf from his Melior for URW in 1990. Compo sition used to be comprehensive on a Linotronic three hundred, in addition to on an Agfa 9400 typesetter utilizing PostScript. v Preface Preface his e-book used to be introduced out through URW Publishers in 1986 with the name «Digital codecs for Typefaces;). It used to be translated into English in 1987, eastern in 1989 and French in 1991.