OpenType Table

Indices : Type Technologies : OpenType Tables

For the gory details, you can check the specifications at the Microsoft Website.

Tables Inherited from TrueType and PostScript:

cmap
Character to glyph mapping
head
Font header
hhea
Horizontal header
hmtx
Horizontal metrics
maxp
Maximum profile
name
Naming table
OS/2
OS/2 and Windows specific metrics
post
PostScript information

Tables Related to TrueType Outlines:

cvt
Control Value Table
fpgm
Font program
glyf
Glyph data
loca
Index to location
prep
CVT Program

Tables Related to PostScript Outlines:

CFF
PostScript font program (compact font format)
VORG
Vertical Origin

Tables Related to Bitmap Glyphs:

EBDT
Embedded bitmap data
EBLC
Embedded bitmap location data
EBSC
Embedded bitmap scaling data

New Tables Specific to OpenType:

BASE
Baseline data
GDEF
Glyph definition data
GPOS
Glyph positioning data
GSUB
Glyph substitution data
JSTF
Justification data

Other Utility Tables:

DSIG
Digital signature
gasp
Grid-fitting/Scan-conversion
hdmx
Horizontal device metrics
kern
Kerning
LTSH
Linear threshold data
PCLT
PCL 5 data
VDMX
Vertical device metrics
vhea
Vertical Metrics header
vmtx
Vertical Metrics
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