I enabled kerning between two characters in a font from the metrics
view in fontforge. When I export this font, and import the font using
Mac OS X's font book, the kerning doesn't seem to be applied. I tried
typing the two letters in the font book preview window, and in Pages,
but no luck there. However, when i run 'fontimage' on the TTF, it
seems that the kerning *is* applied there. Any idea what could be
> I enabled kerning between two characters in a font from the metrics
> view in fontforge. When I export this font, and import the font using
> Mac OS X's font book, the kerning doesn't seem to be applied.
I found a solution for the problem. Either checking "Apple" or "Use
old kern tables" in the TTF export fixes the problem. (the
documentation on the tooltips for those is very handy!). I still have
an old mac program that doesn't seem to use OS X's font facilities,
and seems to reject fonts that are exported with either of those
options, but I suppose there's nothing to do, and that I'll be unable
to get pair kerning in that specific program.
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