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TeX user since 1989, mostly LaTeX. For some time maintainer of pdfTeX, since then a close friend of the LuaTeX team.


Nov
6
comment Why won't a font allow embedding in a .pdf? Will it print right anyway?
Buy a font that allows embedding.
Aug
6
comment What are good places to start learning web typography and layout?
See The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web.
Jul
4
comment How do I make overset text automatically flow into adjacent columns, in Photoshop
Photoshop is a raster graphics editor, not a typesetting application. If you want to do typesetting, use a typesetter.
Jan
23
awarded  Teacher
Jan
23
answered Fonts with wide international support
Jan
6
awarded  Tag Editor
Jan
6
revised font-forge wiki excerpt
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Jan
6
revised font-forge wiki description
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Jan
6
wiki created font-forge description
Jan
6
wiki created font-forge excerpt
Jan
6
suggested approved edit on font-forge tag wiki
Jan
6
suggested approved edit on font-forge tag wiki excerpt
Dec
10
comment Why are computers so bad at automatically kerning?
Optical kerning seems to exist.
Nov
21
comment What should be considered when using very thin lines on a print piece?
And a printing shop can ensure a minimum line thickness (i.e. thicken lines that are so thin they become invisible).
Jul
17
comment Method for batch layout of images into PDF sheets
@Brendan: This task seems simple; if you ask nicely on TeX.SE, someone will probably give you a working solution.
Jul
17
answered Method for batch layout of images into PDF sheets
Jul
2
awarded  Civic Duty
Jun
24
revised Font overload in academic documents
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Jun
24
suggested approved edit on Font overload in academic documents
May
28
comment What font is similar to Zapfino One but a bit more legible?
LaTeX can handle OpenType fonts quite well today thanks to XeTeX and LuaTeX.