Unicode: consistent type for all


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Unicode: consistent type for all

How does type work on a computer? Before I answer that question, let me ask you these questions. Have you ever had issues with fonts that didn't seem to work right on your computer? Have you ever opened up a document in your computer and seen boxes, question marks, or weird characters where text was supposed to be? Have clients ever called you with a complaint that the type in the PDF files that you sent them was missing or incorrect? Answers to these and other type-related questions are generally tied to a single concept called encoding. At a basic level, encoding is simply a method for describing characters, such as the letters in our alphabet, for example.

This isn't something terribly new. Back in 1800's, Samuel Morse invented the Morse code, a method of using a series of dots and dashes to represent characters. During World War II, the famous work done by British and US Intelligence to break Germany's Enigma and Japan's Purple codes follow the same concept. Or those ...

Unicode: consistent type for all
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Unicode: consistent type for all provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Type and Text

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