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I saw on a post somewhere else on these boards that the auto hinting in Fontographer 4 is flawed. Can anyone tell me more? I don
See the message of Peter Bruhn on Technical Issues & Techniques / Type design process. Ricardo
Thanks. The fontlab link 404s but its fine as a google translation. Cheers...
Here's the link Peter Bruhn provided to David Lemon's article on hinting: http://www.pyrus.com/downloads/hinting.pdf It's also available in html fomat, thanks to Google.com: http://google.com/search?q=cache:ZHA0khd1fmEC:www.pyrus.com/downloads/hinting.pdf+Fontographer+Hinting&hl=en I have also come across this article, "Hints on Hinting in Fontographer" on Macromedia's site: http://www.macromedia.com/support/fontographer/ts/documents/tn3718.html And then, there is this rather useful basic tutorial on font design, including manual hinting, from [Divide By Zero]: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/~twm/makefont/ David
I had that problem with it this morning too, but it worked fine when Peter posted it. Odd. That's how I happened upon the Google translation, actually. Anyway, I hope these help. I'm trying to figure out hinting as well. David