[Fontinst] table figures?

Lars Hellström lars.hellstrom at residenset.net
Tue May 24 15:01:03 CEST 2005

At 12.14 +0200 2005-05-24, Ingo Reich wrote:
>Thanks to everybody for all the suggestions.
>Just a suggestion:
>maybe the use of table figures could make its way -- bei Gelegenheit! --
>into the fontinstallationguide.
>What I'm thinking of is (i) a short illustration of how to build a
>font family with table figures using fontinst,

Then I should perhaps add that there is also another way of centering a
couple of glyphs to achieve uniform width, using the <glyph>-spacing


Pedagogically it may be less instructive, as it relies on a rather special
mechanism for overriding letterspacing, but the end results are (up to
rounding) the same. Hence the shortest code for doing what Ingo wanted is
probably something like


Lars Hellström

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