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I recently made the jump to FontLab from Fog and have a few questions. I may be completely wrong on some of the assumptions Ive made as Im still trying to get my head around the software...
1. FL hints PS1 and TT fonts in different ways. Should I keep a seperate FL file for each format? (I guess that FL doesnt store hinting data for PS1 and TT in the same file, but instead converts it.)
2. I recently read that TT fonts should use 2048 UPM and PS1 fonts should use 1000 UPM. Again I suppose I should have seperate files for TT and PS versions of a font?
3. If, sometime in the far future, we will all be publishing our typefaces as OpenType fonts should the hinting be PS1 or TT? I was always under the impression that TT is PS1s poor relation but TT hinting is much more advanced, so I guess TT is more future proof?
4. I have a number of flash pixel fonts to publish. In the past I have published from Fog with no hinting to get the best results. How should I approach this in FL?
Thanks for your help!