Archive for October, 2008

What Is Special About The Pr6N Fonts?

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The twelve Japanese “Pr6N” fonts that are bundled with CS4 provide an unprecedented level of functionality in terms of what Japanese fonts typically offer. These fonts come in two typeface families, Kozuka Mincho and Kozuka Gothic, and are available in six weights each, ranging from ExtraLight to Heavy. These fonts are special in that they are based on the Adobe-Japan1-6 character collection, are JIS2004- savvy, and included support for Ideographic Variation Sequences. This article will briefly touch upon these three areas.

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Four Simplified Chinese Fonts bundled with CS4

Many of you might have seen Adobe Heiti Std and Adobe Song Std in CS3, a good news is that two additional simplified Chinese fonts bundled with CS4, they are Adobe Kaiti Std and Adobe FangSong Std. All four fonts are OpenType (PostScript flavor) format, and are based on GB18030-2000 character set standard.

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Hello, World!

We are responsible for CCJK(Chinese, Japanese and Korean) Type Quality Engineering in Adobe. There is no doubt in our mind that font is an important element for applications and fonts tie with applications to show various type features. It’s complementary between fonts and applications. Therefore, we are also interested in all of popular DTP applications on top of type areas.
This blog will contain our thoughts about CCJK Type , DTP applications and Type-related knowledge. We’ll write blogs in English or Chinese, and we‘d like to translate some contents into Japanese or Korean .

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